China has endorsed Nigeria’s bid for a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council.
According to the Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs to House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara, Mr. Turaki Hassan, the Chinese gave their nod for Nigeria`s quest to occupy a permanent seat on the UN Security Council during a meeting between the Speaker and the Chinese officials at the United Nations, New York.
China’s endorsement of Nigeria’s bid was disclosed by the Speaker of the People’s Parliament of China, Mr. Zhang Dejiang after a meeting with Speaker of the House of Representatives Dogara in New York, United States on Sunday.
Dogara had pleaded with China to use its position as a permanent member of the UN Security Council to support Nigeria`s quest for the democratisation of the council.
“We appreciate China for its effort to democratise the institution of the United Nations and appeal that you support our bid to occupy a permanent seat on the security council,” Dogara pleaded.
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