President Buhari hosts Turkish President Erdogan

NEWS DIGEST – President Muhammadu Buhari is set to host President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey who arrives in Nigeria tonight.

Erdogan will be in Africa’s most populous nation for a two-day official visit.

The Turkish leader is accompanied by his wife and First Lady, Emine Erdogan.

Presidential spokesman, Shehu Garba, in a statement Tuesday night said Erdogan will come in from Angola, and depart to Togo.

Buhari and his visitor will consider about two dozen Bilateral Agreements and Memoranda of Understanding (MOU).

The leaders will authorize the signing of some. Erdogan will later hold a private meeting with Buhari.

He is expected to commission the Turkish Cultural Centre in Abuja while his wife, Emine, and Nigerian counterpart will commission the newly-renovated Government Secondary School in Wuse 11.

The school was renovated by a Turkish aid organization, the Turkish Cooperation and Coordinating Agency (TIKA).

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