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 US-Africa Leaders Summit: Buhari Returns To Abuja From Washington DC 

President Muhammadu Buhari is back to Abuja after attending the US-Africa Leaders’ Summit.

President Buhari, who touched down at the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe international airport Abuja was received by the Minister of State for the Capital Territory, Ramatu Tijjani, the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali and heads of other security agencies. 

The President, who departed for the US event from his country home in Daura, Katsina State, last Sunday, was invited to join other African leaders for the Summit by his American counterpart, President Joe Biden.

While in Washington DC, President Buhari participated in a number of high-level meetings and conversations around the US-Africa relations, speaking on critical issues affecting the black continent, including security, climate change, transnational organised crimes and more.

He also engaged in sideline meetings, during which some high-level agreements were reached with America-based businesses, and wrapped up the visit with a townhall meeting with the Nigerian community in the US.

President Buhari used the opportunity to woo US investors to Nigeria, assuring them that the atmosphere is conducive for them to do business.

At the summit, President Biden hailed President Buhari for deepening democracy in Nigeria and Africa.

He also urged African countries holding elections next year, to ensure they hold peaceful and transparent polls.



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