Tillerson arrives in Abuja Monday

The U.S. Secretary of State, Mr. Rex Tillerson, will arrive in Abuja on Monday in continuation of his visit to some African countries.

Mr Rex Tillerson, US Secretary of State 
The U.S. Embassy in Abuja said on Sunday that Tillerson would hold talks with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday.
“When he arrives, Tillerson will become the highest ranking official in the Trump Administration to visit Nigeria.
”The secretary is expected to hold a press conference at the Presidential Villa on Tuesday by 11.45 a.m
”Tillerson is expected to be joined in the press availability by Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama,” the embassy stated.
Tillerson has been on a week-long tour of Africa.
He has visited the Horn of Africa just days after he announced a new $533 million package for Africa out of which $128 million was earmarked for Nigeria and countries of the Lake Chad region.
Tillerson and Buhari are expected to discuss counter terrorism efforts and humanitarian issues in Nigeria’s Northeast and the Lake Chad basin.
He is also expected to discuss how to advance peace and security, promote good governance, and spur mutually beneficial trade and investment with the president
He would also meet with U.S. Embassy personnel and participate in events related to U.S. government-supported activities.

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