Trump Invites Buhari To US, Asks Him To Keep Up The Good Work
United State President, Donald Trump has invited President Muhammadu Buhari to the White House in Washington.
Special Adviser to the president on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina said the invitation was extended to the president in a telephone conversation both leaders had earlier today.
Trump invited Buhari, who is currently in London on vacation, to come to Washington DC at a “mutually convenient” date
Abusidiqu had earlier reported that Trump and Buhari will have a telephone conversation at 3: 45pm Nigerian time at the request of the US President.
According to Adesina, both leaders had cordial conversation as the Nigerian President congratulated Trump on his election as President of the United States, and on his cabinet.
“The two leaders discussed ways to improve cooperation in the fight against terrorism through provision of necessary equipment.”
“President Trump 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.”
“President Trump 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.”