President Buhari receives Archbishop of Canterbury, Nigeria’s high commissioner in UK

President Buhari receives Archbishop of Canterbury, Nigeria’s high commissioner in UK

The archbishop of canterbury, Justin Welby and Nigeria’s high commissioner to the United Kingdom (UK), George Adesola Oguntade, have paid President Muhammadu Buhari a visit at the Abuja House in London.

The personal assistant to the president on new media, Bashir Ahmad, disclosed in a tweet that the visit took place on Wednesday afternoon, April 11.

This is not the first time Justin Welby would be paying the president a visit at the Abuja House in London.

The archbishop had on Friday, August 4, 2017, paid Buhari a visit when the president was on a medical vacation in the UK.

President Buhari receives Archbishop of Canterbury, Nigeria’s high commissioner in UK

Bashir Ahmad disclosed in a tweet that the visit took place on Wednesday afternoon, April 11, photo credit: Presidency - Twitter

President Buhari receives Archbishop of Canterbury, Nigeria’s high commissioner in UK

Buhari is currently in London and is expected to hold talks with the British prime minister, Theresa May, photo credit: Presidency - Twitter

NAIJ.com had earlier reported that Buhari departed Abuja for an official visit to the United Kingdom where he is expected to hold discussions with Prime Minister Theresa May.

The personal assistant to the president on new media, Bashir Ahmad, in a tweet on Monday, April 9, said the discussion between Buhari and Theresa May will focus on Nigeria - British relations.

Meanwhile, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday, April 11, presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC).

The federal ministries of information and culture as well as women affairs briefed the council on their activities since November 2015 till date.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting of the council which started at about 11am at the council chamber of the Presidential Villa would also receive presentations from the Ministries of Defence and Transportation.

All heads of agencies under the Ministry of Information and Culture including the managing director of News Agency of Nigeria, Bayo Onanuga, were at the venue of the meeting to support the minister’s presentation.

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Source: Naija.ng

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