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Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will meet President-elect Muhammadu Buhari.
The two leaders will discuss measures to transform the economy – to help the country transition to a lower-middle income economy based on private sector growth.
Buhari will also meet with the newly-elected President Muhammadu Buhari during the state visit.
Buhari will also meet with the President elected Donald Trump, whom he will visit on the occasion of his first state visit to the US as President of Nigeria in late February.
Buhari and Trump will discuss security challenges facing the US and Nigeria in a meeting that will end with Buhari signing a joint declaration for the US to collaborate with Nigeria in the fight against extremism.
Buhari and the President-elect of Trump’s administration.
Buhari said there would be a lot of talks on security but the country needs greater and greater economic development to enhance its growth rate from its present levels of 2 per cent.
Buhari earlier told a briefing that the country will continue with its current path.
“I always keep in mind that in terms of transformation, what we need to do is to make sure that the country has sufficient capacity to grow itself,” he said.
“As Nigerians – to be honest – most of us are not able to grow ourselves, if we’re not able to have the capacity for better economic development that will enable us to make sure that we don’t have challenges in the future.
“Now we have to make sure that we have the capacity to grow ourselves. In other words, this is our challenge because we have to ensure that we are prepared to meet the challenges that might arise in the future.”
Buhari said over the years we have made progress, that we have been able to grow. “I think that this