JUST IN: Buhari, German Chancellor Merkel meet in Aso Rock
NEWS DIGEST – President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with the German Chancellor, Ms Angela Merkel at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Merkel’s visit to Nigeria is part of her visits to some African countries.
The meeting started in the President’s office shortly after Merkel arrived the forecourt of the State House, Abuja around 10.02am.
She was received on arrival by President Buhari and top government officials.
She came to Nigeria with a business delegation towards exploring investment opportunities in Nigeria.
The issue of security challenges particularly in the North Eastern part of Nigeria, among other issues, are expected to be discussed at the meeting.
Merkel’s visit came about 48 hours after the British Prime Minister, Theresa May’s visit to the State House, Abuja on Wednesday.
The meeting was still in progress at the time of filing this report.