UK, Nigeria sign agreement

UK, Nigeria sign agreement

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President Muhammadu Buhari has met behind closed doors with the British Prime Minister Theresa May, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja after which Nigeria and Britain signed bilateral agreements.

The agreements are in the areas of defence and security, as well as a comprehensive agreement on economic development.

Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, confirmed the signing of the agreement in Abuja on Wednesday.

The agreements followed a meeting between the two leaders at the State House in the nation’s capital.

May who had earlier visited South Africa, is in Nigeria as part of her tour of some African countries.

The meeting started in the President’s office shortly after May arrived at the forecourt of the State House, Abuja.

She was received on arrival by President Muhammadu Buhari and top government officials.

May would also meet with Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, the governor of Nigeria’s mega and commercial state, Lagos.

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