Trump Commends Buhari On Fight Against Terrorism

Chidi Samuel

The United States President, Donald Trump, on Monday, in a telephone conversation commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the fight against terrorism .

In a statement released immediately after the conversation between the two leaders, Mr Femi Adesina, the senior special Adviser to President Buhari on Media, said President Buhari congratulated Trump on his election as President of the United States, as well as on his cabinet.

The two leaders, the statement said, discussed ways to improve cooperation in the fight against terrorism through provision of necessary equipment.

Mr Trump then assured the Nigerian President of the U.S readiness to cut a new deal in procurement of military weapons to combat terrorism.

He equally encouraged President Buhari to keep up the good work he has done so far, and also commended him for the efforts made in rescuing 24 of the Chibok Girls and the strides being taken by the Nigerian military.

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The American President finally invited President Buhari to Washington for a visit at a date convenient to both leaders.