West African leaders have agreed to club together to wage war on Nigeria’s Boko Haram. The decision was made during a summit hosted by French President Francois Hollande in Paris. The US, France, and the UK have vowed to help Nigeria with intelligence.
The summit brought together Hollande and Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, as well as the presidents of Cameroon, Niger, Chad, and Benin. Representatives from the US and UK were also present.
The West African nations vowed to wage war on the Islamist militant group, which they say now has links to Al-Qaeda.