PHONE CALL: What President Trump, And Buhari Discussed On Phone This Afternoon


The much anticipated phone call between the Nigeria's President and that of the United states of American has just ended some few minutes ago..

According to a statement released by Femi Adesina, a media aide to the President; Muhammadu Buhari this afternoon from London spoke to President Donald Trump on the telephone at the request of the American President.

Adesina said, the conversation was cordial and President Buhari congratulated Trump on his election as President of the United States, and on his cabinet.

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 terrorism.

President Trump also invited President Buhari to Washington at a mutually convenient date, Adesina said.

Also, several tweets by Shegarba, another Presidential aide also revealed what transpired between both president this afternoon.
President @MBuhari this afternoon from London spoke to President @realDonaldTrump on telephone at the request of the American President.
— Garba Shehu 🇳🇬 (@GarShehu) February 13, 2017

The conversation was cordial and President Buhari congratulated Trump on his election as President of the United States, and on his cabinet.
— Garba Shehu 🇳🇬 (@GarShehu) February 13, 2017

The two leaders discussed ways to improve cooperation in the fight against terrorism through provision of necessary equipment.
— Garba Shehu 🇳🇬 (@GarShehu) February 13, 2017

President @realDonaldTrump encouraged President @MBuhari to keep up the good work he is doing,...
— Garba Shehu 🇳🇬 (@GarShehu) February 13, 2017

...& also commended him for the efforts made in rescuing 24 of the Chibok Girls and the strides being taken by the Nigerian military.
— Garba Shehu 🇳🇬 (@GarShehu) February 13, 2017

Pres. Trump assured @NGRPresident of the US readiness to cut a new deal in helping Nigeria in terms of military weapons to combat terrorism.
— Garba Shehu 🇳🇬 (@GarShehu) February 13, 2017

President @realDonaldTrump also invited President @MBuhari to Washington at a mutually convenient date.
— Garba Shehu 🇳🇬 (@GarShehu) February 13, 2017

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