Trump Calls Buhari: See What Donald Trump Told Buhari On Phone.
American President, Donald Trump, on Monday spoke on phone with Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari.
President Buhari who spoke to President Trump from London was said to have had a cordial conversation with Trump.
US President Donald Trump has been increasingly speaking with other world leaders since he came into office a few weeks ago.
Trump on Monday shifted his attention to Africa.
According to presidency sources, Buhari speaking with President Trump congratulated the American leader on his election as President of the United States.
The two leaders discussed ways to improve cooperation in the fight against terrorism through provision of necessary equipment.
Donald Trump also used the occasion to invite the Nigerian President to Washington at a mutually convenient date.
This is the first time President Buhari and President Trump are communicating directly since Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States.
Trump Calls Buhari On Phone, Invites Him To Washington
Buhari, who congratulated Trump on his election, is presently in London on an extended vacation.
The Nigerian President is still awaiting the results of some unspecified medical tests carried out on him to ascertain his state of health.
After Trump calls Buhari, he went on to request and completed another phone call, this timem with South Africa’s President, Jacob Zuma.
A statement released from President Zuma’s office said:
“The two presidents reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening the already strong bilateral relations between the two countries.”
This is the first time since inauguration that president Trump has made direct contact with African leaders.
Trump has been mostly focused on his “America First” agenda, and policies mostly focused on the security and peace of the United States.
Major targets of Trump’s controversial travel ban, one of his first major executive orders, are three African countries: Libya, Sudan, and Somalia.