Trump invites Buhari to Washington. The United States of America President Donald Trump has extended invitation to Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari to come to Washington DC on April 30th. The meeting will enable the two leaders to discuss issues such as promoting economic growth and fighting terrorism in Nigeria.
The White House in a statement said Buhari would meet Trump at Washington to discuss issues including “fighting terrorism” and economic growth.
Trump invites Buhari to Washington
US President is also looking forward to correct his wrong by referring to Africa Nations as “shithole countries.” Trump and Buhari will discuss ways to enhance our strategic partnership and advance our shared priorities in Promoting economic growth and reforms, fighting terrorism and other threats to peace and security, and building on Nigeria’s role as a democratic leader in the region
The relationship of the United States with Nigeria is deep and strong, and Nigeria’s economic growth, security, and leadership in Africa will advance our mutual prosperity,” the statement read in part.
Buhari was the first African leader Trump called on phone following his inauguration as the U.S. president.
Diplomatic experts said Buhari, being the first African leader called by Trump, only reaffirmed Nigeria’s strategic position in Africa.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson also visited Nigeria in February in a first five-country African tour embarked upon by any official of the administration.