Obama To Host Buhari At The White House July 20
The President of the United State of America Barrack Obama, will on July 20 play host to President Muhammadu Buhari at the White House in Washington DC.
This was contained in a press statement by the office of the Press Secretary to the white House on Wednesday.
The statement said the visit underscores the United States’ longstanding friendship with Nigeria, her commitment to strengthening and expanding her partnership with Nigeria’s new government, and her support for the Nigerian people following their historic democratic elections and peaceful transfer of power.
?”President Obama looks forward to discussing with President Buhari our many shared priorities including US.-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,” the statement said.
It added that: “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 presidency is yet to confirm the appointment with the US president.