US President Barrack Obama to Host Pres. Buhari at the White House on July 20th to Discuss Fighting Boko Haram & Other Issues!
U.S. President Barack Obama will be hosting Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari at the White House on July 20 to discuss fighting the Boko Haram militant group, among other issues, the White House said on Thursday as reported by Yahoo News.
“The visit will underscore the United States’ … commitment to strengthening and expanding our partnership with Nigeria’s new government,” the White House said in a statement.
During the visit, Obama will discuss “a holistic, regional approach to combating Boko Haram” with President Buhari, and ways of advancing economic and political reforms in Nigeria among other issues will be discussed between senior government advisers from both countries, the White House said.
Buhari met Obama and other leaders at the G7 summit earlier this month during which he discussed efforts on combating Islamist militants. Click here if you missed it!