Mr. John Kerry meets President Buhari

Mr. John Kerry meets President Buhari

Mr John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State, met with President Muhammadu Buhari behind closed doors in Abuja on Tuesday.

The Secretary, who arrived the State House around 3.04 p.m., discussed key domestic and regional challenges including Boko Haram insurgency and the plight of Internally-Displaced Persons with President Buhari.

Buhari and Kerry also discussed other topical issues bordering on counter terrorism efforts, the Nigerian economy, the fight against corruption, the rule of law and human rights.

Other engagements of the U. S. Secretary of the State, at the State House, included a meeting with some selected governors from the northern part of the country.

The U.S. Secretary of State is billed to leave Nigeria for Saudi Arabia on Wednesday.

PIC. 3. FROM LEFT: GOV. AMINU TAMBUWAL OF SOKOTO STATE; THE U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE, MR JOHN KERRY; AND THE SULTAN OF SOKOTO, ALHAJI SA'AD  ABUBAKAR III , DURING KERRY’S ARRIVAL ON A COURTESY VISIT TO THE SULTAN'S PALACE IN SOKOTO ON TUESDAY(23/8/16). 5898/23/8/2016/ BRM/BJO/NAN

John Kerry also visited Sokoto State. From left, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, Kerry and the Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III

Author: Cerebral Lemon