US Secretary of State, Mr Rex Tillerson, Visits Nigeria
- March 13, 2018
The U.S. Secretary of State, Mr Rex Tillerson, arrived Abuja on Monday for his first official visit to Nigeria.
He has visited the Horn of Africa just days after he announced a new 533 million dollars aid package for Africa out of which 128 million dollars was earmarked for Nigeria and countries of the Lake Chad region.
WhenTillerson meets Buhari, both men are expected to discuss counter terrorism efforts and humanitarian issues in Nigeria’s Northeast and the Lake Chad basin.
Meanwhile U. S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has cut short his first trip to Africa to return to Washington about one day ahead of schedule to deal with urgent work there.
Tillerson’s travel plans have changed so that he can return to Washington early on Tuesday morning instead of late that night, spokesman for the top diplomat told reporters travelling with him.