President Muhammadu Buhari said his gathering with U.S. President Donald Trump yielded positive outcomes in zones of the economy, security and against defilement.
Buhari, reported this amid a joint question and answer session by Buhari and Trump following a one-day official working visit to the White House.
The Nigerian president commended the mutual history of close and friendly relations between the two nations , saying it incorporates political, financial, military, social and social collaboration.
He stated: “Our two nations keep up a vital organization for peace and security, compromise and also the worldwide battle against fear mongering.
“We likewise share basic highlights as common government states, rehearsing a comparable popularity based model of administration and focused on the general estimations of principal human rights and flexibilities, free venture, social equity and the control of law.
“President Trump and his group and myself and the Nigerian group talked about issues identified with security, exchange, administration, human rights and philanthropic emergencies.”
He perceived the solid U.S. bolster in Nigeria’s battle against fear based oppression and furthermore refreshing particularly the U.S. consent to offer 12 Super Tucano A-29 war planes and weapons to Nigeria to viably battle fear based oppression.
“We offered thanks for U. S. bolster in the reproduction and restoration endeavors in the North East of Nigeria, and helpful help to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), through organizations, for example, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and other global accomplices.
“The USA has been to date the greatest supporter of the helpful reaction and a year ago gave roughly 500 million U.S. Dollars in trade and out kind commitments through the United Nations and other between legislative associations.
“These have fundamentally bolstered insurance exercises, wellbeing, nourishment help and safe house. We are doing whatever we can to secure the arrival of the rest of the snatched school young ladies from Dapchi and Chibok.
“In this unique situation, we will keep on welcoming U.S. coordinated effort in insight gathering, prisoner transactions and data sharing,” Buhari said.
On vicious assaults by herders, Buhari said the administration was finding a way to advance the serene conjunction of herders and ranchers, by concentrating on boosting security and implementing enactment that will ensure herders and agriculturists access to arrive.
On economy, he said Nigeria particularly invited expanded US interest in the Nigerian economy, particularly in the non-oil segment.
Buhari stated: “Nigeria’s exchange volume with the United States remained at 6.07 billion dollars, as per 2016 measurements and involved 4.176 billion dollars worth of Nigerian fares to the U.S. furthermore, 1.894 billion dollars U.S. fares to Nigeria. We encouraged more noteworthy push to build these figures significantly.”
He expressed gratitude toward the U.S. government for the collaboration Nigeria had gotten in its push to recuperate stolen reserves.
“Our two governments have set up the hardware for their individual Attorneys-General to team up in guaranteeing the arrival to Nigeria of more than 500 million dollars of plundered assets siphoned away in banks the world over.
“In this association, we praised the US government on propelling a Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Initiative which was led by the U.S. Branch of Justice Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering.
“We trust that we could keep on counting on U.S. bolster around there,” he said.