President Buhari and President Donald Trump at
3:45pm today had a phone conversation.
Read what they talked about after the cut…
“President Muhammadu Buhari this afternoon
from London spoke to President Donald Trump
on telephone at the request of the American
The conversation was cordial and President
Buhari congratulated Trump on his election as
President of the United States, and on his
The two leaders discussed ways to improve
cooperation in the fight against terrorism through
provision of necessary equipment.
President Trump encouraged President Buhari to
keep up the good work he is doing, and also
commended him for the efforts made in rescuing
24 of the Chibok Girls and the strides being taken
by the Nigerian military.
President Trump assured the Nigerian President
of US readiness to cut a new deal in helping
Nigeria in terms of military weapons to combat
President Trump also invited President Buhari to
Washington at a mutually convenient date.
Special Adviser to the President
(Media & Publicity)
February 13, 2017.”