United States President Donald Trump on Monday afternoon called President Muhammadu Buhari on the telephone.
The conversation was at the request of the American President,the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said in a statement .
The statement read, “President Trump encouraged President Buhari to keep up the good work he is doing, and also commended him for the efforts made in rescuing 24 of the Chibok girls and the strides being taken by the Nigerian military.
“President Trump assured the Nigerian President of US readiness to cut a new deal in helping Nigeria in terms of military weapons to combat terrorism.
“President Trump also invited President Buhari to Washington at a mutually convenient date.”