aring any last minute change of mind, President
Muhammadu Buhari will leave Nigeria on Monday,
September 4, 2017 for a trip to Washington, DC.
Buhari’s trip to the US is at the invitation of
President Donald Trump.
SaharaReporters quoted a Nigerian Presidency
source as saying that Trump had extended the
invitation last February, shortly after his
The president is scheduled to leave his
hometown, Daura, by helicopter at 9:15 am on
Monday for Katsina airport. From the airport, he
will fly out at 10 am aboard a presidential jet to
The source said the earlier plan was for the
president to combine the official visit to the US
with his participation at the UN General Assembly
in New York from September 21 to 25, 2017.