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US Secretary of State To Visit Buhari in Abuja


Rex-Tillerson (Photo Credit: file)

With the aim of helping Nigeria win the war against insurgency and the prompt rescue of the Dapchi girls, the United State Government has said that the Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson will be visiting Nigerian to meet with President Buhari in Abuja and some other African states.

According to ThisDayLive, the spokesperson for the State Department, Heather Nauert, said in a statement: “On his first official trip to Africa, Secretary Rex Tillerson will travel to N’Djamena, Chad; Djibouti, Djibouti; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Nairobi, Kenya; and Abuja, Nigeria, March 6-13, 2018. 

“Secretary Tillerson will meet with leadership in each country, as well as the leadership of the African Union Commission based in Addis Ababa, to further our partnerships with the governments and people of Africa.

“In particular, he plans to discuss ways we can work with our partners to counter terrorism, advance peace and security, promote good governance, and spur mutually beneficial trade and investment.” he said.

Meanwhile, Naija News had earlier reported that the Nigerian Army is extending the search for the Dapchi girls to some other west African countries.