Monday, February 13, 2017

Buhari, Trump phone chat: Security, improved relationship top agenda

NIGERIAN President, Muhammadu Buhari, Monday, afternoon from London spoke to President Donald Trump on telephone at the instance of the American President, with top on the agenda being security, and improved relationship, reports ITRealms.

The conversation, according to the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, was cordial and President Buhari congratulated Trump on his election as President of the United States, and on his cabinet.

He also revealed that the two leaders discussed ways to improve cooperation in the fight against terrorism through provision of necessary equipment.

President Trump, he said encouraged President Buhari to keep up the good work he is doing, and also commended him for the efforts made in rescuing 24 of the Chibok Girls and the strides being taken by the Nigerian military.

Trump further assured the Nigerian President of US readiness to cut a new deal in helping Nigeria in terms of military weapons to combat terrorism.

President Trump also invited President Buhari to Washington at a mutually convenient date.

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