President Muhammadu Buhari has just arrived the Joint Base Andrews International Airport, Washington DC, ahead of tomorrow’s meeting with US President, Barack Obama.
Buhari’s arrival to the US was announced by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, who tweeted: “President Buhari has just arrived the Joint Base Andrews Int’l Airport, Washington DC for tomorrow’s meeting with President Obama.
With an official entourage of 33 including his son Yusuf, President Muhammadu Buhari arrives the Joint Base Andrews Airport, Washington DC Sunday to kick start his official visit to the United States.
Buhari In Washington For Talks With Obama
Apart from getting a brief on the visit from Nigeria’s Ambassador to the US Professor Ade Adefuye and his team, Buhari will have a private dinner with Madeline Albright former US Secretary of State after settling down at the historic Blair House in Pennsylvania Avenue, the first time a visiting Nigerian leader would be so honoured.
The President who is billed to hold a Town Hall meeting with Nigerians in the Diaspora Tuesday will on Monday be officially welcomed at the White House starting with a breakfast meeting of five at the Naval Observatory, the official residence of the US Vice President Senator Joe Biden.
When THISDAY put a call to Adefuye on the expectations of the visit and what Nigeria stood to gain, he said the visit was strategic on many fronts because Nigeria and the US remain partners on many fronts.