Friday, 19 August 2016

US Secretary of State to visit Nigeria from August 23rd-24th

US Secretary General of State, John Kerry, is billed to visit Nigeria from Tuesday August 23rd to Wednesday August 24th to see President Buhari and the 19 Northern state governors to discuss the fight against terrorism in the region, economy and human rights issues. A

statement released today by the Information Office of the US Embassy in Nigeria, says;

“Kerry will meet with President Buhari to discuss counter terrorism efforts, the Nigerian economy, the fight against corruption and human rights issues. In Sokoto, he will deliver a speech on the importance of resilient communities and religious tolerance in countering violent extremism. In Abuja, the Secretary will meet with a group of adolescent girls working to change community perceptions that devalue the role of girls in society."

No comments: