President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday arrived at the Joint Base Andrews Airport, Washington D.C. to kick-start his official visit to the United States.
Buhari’s arrival to the US was announced by the senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, Garba Shehu, who tweeted: [email protected] has just arrived at the joint base Andrew’s international airport, Washington D.C. for tomorrow’s meeting with Pres. Obama. #PMBmeetsOBAMA.’’
The president, accompanied by 33 delegates, will be hosted by his US counterpart, Barack Obama, at the White House. The visit is expected to underscore US’ longstanding friendship with Nigeria.