I have confidence in Buhari to turn Nigeria economic around, says ObamaFeatured, Latest News, News Monday, July 20th, 2015
U.S. President Barrack Obama says he has confidence that president Buhari will turn Nigeria economy around even as he described Nigeria as one of the most important countries in Africa.
Obama, who was hosting Buhari at the White House, described the process of Buhari becoming the president of Nigeria as true democratic that gave rooms for people to vote for a Presidential candidate of their choice
His words “Well, it’s a great pleasure to welcome President Buhari and his delegation here to the Oval Office for his first visit since the historic election that took place. “Nigeria is obviously one of the important countries in the world and one of the most important countries in the African continent.
“President Buhari comes into office with a reputation for integrity and a very clear agenda, and that is to make sure that he is bringing safety and security and peace to his country.
“He is very concerned about the spread of Boko Haram and the violence that is taken place there, and the atrocities that they have carried out, and has a very clear agenda in defeating Boko Haram and extremists of all sorts inside of his country. And he has a very clear agenda with respect to rooting out the corruption that too often has held back the economic growth and prosperity of his country.
“And we are very much look forward to talking about security issues, how we can cooperate on counterterrorism. We are also looking forward to discussing how we can be helpful in addressing some of the corruption issues that have held Nigeria back, and unleashing the incredible talent of the Nigerian people. We all recognize that some of the best business people in the world are from Nigeria, and they thrive as they travel to other countries, but we want to make sure that they are also helping folks thrive in Nigeria.
“Buhari, who thanked Ptesident Obama for making Nigeria to consolidate its gains on a democratic system, assured to put smile on the faces of Nigerians.
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