The United States President, Donald Trump will host President Muhammadu Buhari on April 30, the White House announced this on Sunday evening.
The White House in a statement says Buhari will meet Trump at Washington to discuss issues such as fighting terrorism, promoting strategic partnership, economic growth,and building on Nigeria’s democratic governance.
“The relationship of the United States with Nigeria is deep and strong, and Nigeria’s economic growth, security, and leadership role in Africa will advance our mutual prosperity,” the statement read in part.
President Buhari was the first African leader, Trump called on phone following his inauguration as the U.S. president affirmed Nigeria’s strategic position in Africa.
It would be recalled that former U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson also visited Nigeria in February among first five-African countries’ tour embarked upon by any official of the administration.