President Buhari Returns To Nigeria From The UK-Africa Summit

Austin Papi

On Thursday night, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, returned to Nigeria from a presidential trip to London, UK.

Buhari had flown to London to attend the UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020, which held from January 17.

I n attendance were 16 leaders from 21 African countries, prominent mentions includes the Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, and Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo.

UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020
UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020
UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020
UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020

During his visit to the UK, Buhari held a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister, Boris Johnson and in the meeting the Nigerian President Buhari highlighted the issue of visas.

President Buhari said,

"While many in the African diaspora enjoy considerable benefits from life in the West, they do not always feel at the heart of the community,

”A renewed sense that there are ties that bind us through the Commonwealth and a concerted effort to grow those links through trade could act as a spur to encourage togetherness and the certainty of belonging."

The president also met with Nigeria community in the UK and the world heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, who presented his Boxing betls to the president and prostrated to greet the President.

After a week of being away , President Buhari was received at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport by his Chief of Staff, the FCT Minister, the Inspector General of Police, the Director-General of the Department of State Services, as well as other government officials.

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