US President Barack Obama to Host Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari

On Monday, July 20, President Obama will host Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari at the White House.

In a Press Release sent to RuralReporters, it reads that the visit will underscore the United States’ longstanding friendship with Nigeria and its commitment to

Strengthening and expanding United States partnership with Nigeria’s new government, and support for the Nigerian people following the historic democratic elections and peaceful transfer of power.

“President Obama looks forward to discussing with President Buhari our many shared priorities including U.S.-Nigeria cooperation to advance a holistic, regional approach to combating Boko Haram, as well as Nigeria’s efforts to advance important economic and political reforms that will help unlock its full potential as a regional and global leader.

“In addition to hosting President Buhari at the White House, the United States will welcome President Buhari’s senior advisors for consultations with U.S. counterparts and other events aimed at building on the strong U.S.-Nigeria relationship,” the statement reads.

 

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