UK Prime Minister, Theresa May visits Buhari, signs two agreements(photos)

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May visited President Buhari in Abuja today.

May, who alighted from her official grey SUV with registration number 138 CMD just after 1:00 p.m. was received by President Muhammadu Buhari and other officials of government.

She shook hands with Mr Buhari and took photographs before stepping in to the office at 1.06 p.m.

This is Ms May’s first official visit to Nigeria. It is part of her trip to select sub-Saharan African countries, her first as British PM.

May was in South Africa on Tuesday where she met with President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Nigeria and the United Kingdom signed two agreements: a Security and Defence Partnership, and an Economic Development Forum Agreement

According to the presidency, the Bilateral Agreement on Defence & Security Partnership was signed by National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno and the British Deputy National Security Adviser, Christian Turner while the Bilateral agreement on Nigerian Trade Development by Nigerian Minister of State Budget & National planning, Hajia Zainab Ahmed and the British Minister of State for Trade Policy, George Hollingbery, MP

 

 

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