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Breaking: Buhari Jets Out To Washington DC On Monday

By Chibuike Nwabuko

Abuja (Sundiata Post) – President Muhammadu Buhari will tomorrow (Monday) leave Nigeria to Washington DC  baring any last minute change of mind.

Buhari’s trip to the US is at the invitation of President Donald Trump.

SaharaReporters quoted a Nigerian Presidency source as saying that Trump had extended the invitation last February, shortly after his inauguration.

The president is scheduled to leave his hometown, Daura, by helicopter at 9:15 am on Monday for Katsina airport. From the airport, he will fly out at 10 am aboard a presidential jet to Washington, DC.

The source said the earlier plan was for the president to combine the official visit to the US with his participation at the UN General Assembly in New York from September 21 to 25, 2017.

It is also  not clear if the visit has anything to do with condolence visit to President Trump over the floods in Huston.

Sundiata Post recalls that there is no official statement yet from the Presidency on the purpose of the visit. (Daily Post).

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