President Buhari will meet USA President Obama on July 20


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President Buhari will meet USA President Obama on July 20
Posted on: July 16, 2015, 01:10:21 AM
President Buhari who will meet with
President Obama at the White House on
Monday, July 20, will later hold further
discussions with the Chairman of the
United States Joint Chiefs of Staff,
General Martin Dempsey and the Deputy
Secretary of Defence, Robert Work on
military and defence cooperation.
The President will also meet with Vice
President Joe Biden and confer with the
US Attorney-General, Loretta Lynch, the
US Secretary of Treasury, Jack Lew, the
US Secretary of Commerce, Penny
Pritzker and the US Trade representative,
Michael Froman on United States
support for his administration's war
against corruption as well as fresh
measures to boost Nigeria-United States
trade relations.
The President, who will be received by
the United States Secretary of State at
the State Department in Washington DC,
will later hold meetings with the United
States Senate and Congressional
Committees on Foreign Relations, as well
as the Black Caucus of the United States
House of Representatives. Before leaving
Washington DC, President Buhari will
address the United States Chamber of
Commerce and Corporate Council for
The President, who will be accompanied
by the Governors of Imo, Nasarawa, Edo,
Borno and Oyo States as well as the
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
and Permanent Secretaries of the
Federal Ministries of Defence, Foreign
Affairs, Industry, Trade and Investment,
will also host an interactive session with
Nigerians in the American Diaspora.
The US trip will also afford President
Buhari the opportunity of a reunion with
members of the American War College
Class of 1980 in which he was a
distinguished participant. He is due back
in Abuja on Thursday, July 23


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