Benin Republic to become Nigeria’s 37th state according to Minister
Benin Republic is ready to become Nigeria’s 37th state according to Geoffrey Onyeama Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Onyeama disclosed that the decision was made by the President of Benin Republic, Patrice Talon.
Onyeama revealed that Patrice Talon visited President Muhammadu Buhari a few weeks back nad made the offer.
After a close door meeting with Aurélien Agbenonci Beninoise Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Onyeama said “The President of Benin said as far as they are concerned, they want (not just saying it like that) but in reality, Benin should be the 37th state of Nigeria.
“We should really be one. They charged us to come together at ministerial level, to work out a framework for a sustainable relationship.”