Ebun Francis |
President Donald Trump on Monday President Muhammadu Buhari has done “a great job” in securing Nigeria.
The US President stated this during a joint press conference in Washington DC with Buhari who is currently on official visit to the United State of America, USA.
“The president, as he says, has come a long way; they are doing a great job (on the war against insurgency), the US president said in response to a question.
“We are contributing to that job, but they have done a great job. What we want to do with that is that we want to open Nigeria and other countries to trade.
“I have great respect for the president.”
Trump continued, “We are spending tremendous amount of money on policing the world but that should not be our priority. We want to police ourselves.”
President Buhari is the first President from Sub Saharan Africa to meet with the American President.