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President Buhari Meets With U.S Secretary Of State, John Kerry

Channels Television  
Updated July 21, 2015

John KerryIn continuation of his working visit to the United States of America, Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has met with U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry.

The meeting, which held at the United States Department of State, got the U.S., again pledging to work very closely with the President to tackle issues of terrorism by taking on Boko Haram headlong until they are completely rooted out.

Mr Kerry described Nigeria as extraordinarily important in the committee of nations and observed that President Buhari’s military background is a plus for Nigeria in the fight against terror.

He said that America was also delighted that President Buhari is deeply committed to rooting out corruption in the system.

In his response, President Buhari reiterated his earlier view that it was America’s pressure on the past administration that made the 2015 to be credible, saying that Nigeria remained pleased to be working with America.