Barack Obama To Host President Muhammadu Buhari On July 20
U.S President, Barack Obama will host Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari at the White House on July 20, 2015 to discuss fighting the Boko Haram militant group, among other issues.
According to the White House, “The visit will underscore the United States’ commitment to strengthening and expanding our partnership with Nigeria’s new government”.
Buhari and Obama will discuss “a holistic, regional approach to combating Boko Haram” and advancing economic and political reforms in Nigeria will be discussed between senior government advisers from both countries.
U.S. officials have also said the United States could send more advisers to Nigeria to train its military, and it could help boost the nation’s economy through more investment in its oil and gas sector.