Buhari meets Trump’s aide, seeks US support for Nigeria’s infrastructure, power, others
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Buhari meets Trump’s aide, seeks US support for Nigeria’s infrastructure, power, others

- President Buhari met with the US treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, in Saudi Arabia

- The president sought the support of the US government on infrastructure, power and other critical areas

- Buhari also appreciated the efforts of the US government in support of Nigeria’s fight against terrorism

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his administration’s readiness to source for financial facilities from various institutions across the world to address Nigeria’s infrastructural challenges.

Garba Shehu, Buhari’s senior special assistant, made this known in a statement he released on Thursday, October 31.

He said the president met with Steven Mnuchin, the US treasury secretary, on Wednesday, October 30, where the duo discussed promoting investments in Nigeria.

Buhari meets Trump’s aide, seeks US support for Nigeria’s infrastructure, power, others

President Buhari with US treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin in Riyadh during the Future Investment Initiative (FII). Photo credit: Garba Shehu
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Buhari meets Trump’s aide, seeks US support for Nigeria’s infrastructure, power, others

President Buhari with US treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, Nigeria’s minister of state, petroleum resources, Timipre Sylva and the GMD of NNPC, Mele Kyari. Photo credit: Garba Shehu
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Legit.ng notes that the meeting was held on the sidelines of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) forum going on in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

President Buhari also pledged to make use of the facilities put in place by the US to address Nigeria’s electricity problem and infrastructure deficit.

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The president also used the opportunity to appreciate the efforts of the US government for its support for Nigeria’s fight against terrorism.

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Recall that President Buhari had earlier participated in a session of the Future Investment Initiative in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, October 29.

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