BREAKING: President Buhari arrives in Abuja after official visit to U.S.

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night returned to Abuja after a successful official visit to the United States where he held bilateral talks with President Donald Trump.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the presidential aircraft carrying the president and some members of his entourage landed at the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja at about 10.35p.m.

Among those who received the President at the airport were the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Musa Bello; Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari; and some heads of security agencies.

President Buhari was accompanied on the US trip by the governors of Ogun and Plateau; ministers of Foreign Affairs, Justice, Industry, Trade and Investment.

Also on the entourage were the chairpersons of Senate and House of Representatives committees on international relations; Director-General, National Intelligence Agency and the Chief of Defence Staff.

The President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, had earlier today dismissed social and traditional media reports on the whereabouts of the President, who had a technical stopover in London.



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