Buhari celebrated as he enters Germany

Buhari celebrated as he enters Germany

- President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in Germany on an official visit that could further strengthen the relationship between Nigeria and the country.

- The president left Nigeria with Governor ROchas Okorocha of Imo and Kashim Shettima of Borno state

President Muhammadu Buhari was given a special honour as he arrived Berlin, Germany on an official visit on Wednesday October, 13, 2016.

Full details of the actual time his jet touched the country's airport was not known at the time of this report, but Germany had a host of military men in wait to accord the president a befitting welcome.

Buhari celebrated as he enters Germany

President Buhari honoured in Germany

Femi Adesina, the presidential media aide, had said Buhari was on an official visit and that while in Berlin, he is expected to  meet with Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss issues of shared interests between Nigeria and Germany, comprising further cooperation on security, the humanitarian situation of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and rehabilitation of the North-East, as well as trade and economic relations between both countries.

Buhari celebrated as he enters Germany

Some Nigerian officials welcoming Buhari

Buhari celebrated as he enters Germany

Welcome to Germany, President Buhari

“Thereafter, the president, who will be accompanied by Governors Kashim Shettima of Borno state and Rochas Okorocha of Imo respectively and representatives of the National Assembly, will meet with Federal President Joachim Gauck.

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“In furtherance of the administration’s objective to attract more foreign investment and create economic opportunities in the country, President Buhari will participate in a Business Forum in Berlin with leading German companies already active in Nigeria and other prospective investors.

Buhari celebrated as he enters Germany

Nigerian envoy welcoming the president

Buhari celebrated as he enters Germany

Buhari is on official visit to Germany

“Before returning to Abuja, the President is expected to meet with representatives of the Nigerian community in Germany.

“President Buhari is committed to deepening relations with Germany and building on the very cordial relations both countries enjoy in several areas of bilateral cooperation including the fight against terrorism, economic relations, rebuilding of the Northeast, support for IDPs, vocational training, energy partnership and cultural relations,” Adesina had said in a statement.

Source: Legit

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