President Buhari meets with the Secretary of State of the United States, Rex Tillerson, for Ismaila Chafe / Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari met behind closed doors Monday with the US Secretary of State. UU., Rex Tillerson, in the Presidential Village, Abuja.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting began shortly after the arrival of Tillerson at the State House, Abuja around 4.07 p.m.
The top US diplomat is expected to give a press interview immediately after meeting with President Buhari before leaving Nigeria for Washington later today.
Buhari visited Benue today as part of his official tour of troubled areas of the country.
Analysts believe that Tillerson and Buhari are expected to analyze anti-terrorism efforts and humanitarian problems in Nigeria's northeast and the Lake Chad basin.
"He is also expected to discuss how to advance peace and security, promote good governance and encourage trade and investment of mutual benefit with the president.
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Tillerson, who has been on a five-day work tour in some African countries, visited Ethiopia, Djibouti and Kenya, where he fell ill over the weekend.