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Buhari meets Ghanaian President in Aso Rock

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President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday had a close-door meeting with President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

The Ghanaian President, who is on an official visit to Nigeria, arrived the Presidential Villa at about 3.28pm.

Akufo-Addo was received by the President in company of Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari and other top government functionaries.

Speaking to State House correspondents after the meeting, the Ghanaian President said African leaders were anxious about President Buhari’s wellbeing and prayed for his safe return to Nigeria.

He said he was in the country to felicitate with President Buhari on his return and also engage him on other bilateral issues bothering on the relationship between the two countries.

“We have been anxious of his well being and are happy that he is back to the country. You know we as Africans, I came to see for myself how he was.

“The President is vigorous and very engaging on our affairs. We reviewed issues of interest to both countries and those of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Our big brother in Nigeria is well,” he said.

Also speaking, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said the meeting of the two leaders would cement bilateral relations between the two countries.

He said it was significant that big countries in West African are maintaining such cordial relationship.


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