Buhari meets Archbishop of Canterbury in London

Buhari meets Archbishop of Canterbury in London

President Muhammdu Buhari has met the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby at the Lambeth Palace in London.

The meeting between the Nigerian leader and the archbishop was disclosed by the presidency in a twit on Sunday, November 10.

"Photos: Today in London, President @MBuhari was welcomed to @lambethpalace by The Most Revd and Rt Hon @JustinWelby, Archbishop of Canterbury," the twit read.

The presidency, however, did not give any further details about the meeting between Buhari and the clergyman.

Buhari meets Archbishop of Canterbury in London.

President Muhammdu Buhari and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby meet at the Lambeth Palace in London
Source: UGC

This is not the first time Nigerian president and Archbishop Welby will be having a meeting. The clergyman visited Buhari during the period where he traveled to London for medical treatment.

Buhari meets Archbishop of Canterbury in London.

President Buhari and Archbishop Justin Welby have met on a previous occasion in London
Source: UGC

Legit.ng had reported Nigerian president traveled to the United Kingdom on a private visit on Saturday, November 2. He is expected to return to the country on Thursday, November 17.

In another report, President Buhari has urged Muslims in the country to desist from vices that are contrary to the teachings and personal examples of the Prophet Muhammad.

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Speaking in goodwill message issued through his media aide, Garba the occasion of the Maulud celebration to commemorate the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad, the president said the indiscriminate killing of innocent people, the kidnapping of female students and forcing them into marriage and conversion is contrary to teachings and personal examples of the Prophet Muhammad.

Buhari stated that violent extremism by a minority of misguided elements who are using religion to cover-up their criminal agenda is posing a major challenge on the image of Islam.

He urged Muslims in the country to frustrate and stop the spread of violent ideologies that are causing tragedies around the world.

Meanwhile, an elder statesman, and former chairman of Ohanaeze Ndigbo planning and strategy committee, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, has described President Muhammadu Buhari as someone who is not corrupt.

The Nation reports that Iwuanyanwu made the statement when the Emir of Bichi, Kano state, Aminu Ado Bayero paid him a visit in his house in Owerri, the Imo state capital.

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The elder statesman insisted that nobody can accuse the president of not fighting corruption, noting that it was Buhari who introduced the war against indiscipline in Nigeria.

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