Buhari, Biya to discuss war against terror, violent extremism and cross-border crimes

Posted by News Express | 3 May 2016 | 3,129 times

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President Paul Biya of Cameroon, will at the invitation of President Muhammadu Buhari, begin a two-day state visit to Nigeria today, Tuesday, May 3, 2016.

President Biya, who will be accompanied by his wife, Chantal and senior Cameroonian government officials, will be received this afternoon at the Presidential Villa, Abuja by President Buhari, according to Presidential Spokesman Femi Adesina.

“Both leaders and their officials will confer on issues of common interest to Nigeria and Cameroon, including ongoing bilateral and regional cooperation against terrorism, violent extremism and cross-border crimes,” Adesina said in a statement issued Monday evening in Abuja.

“It is expected that new agreements to strengthen existing ties, as well as trade and economic relations between Nigeria and Cameroon, will be concluded and signed before the end of President Biya’s visit. A joint communiqué on the visit and the talks between the two presidents and their officials will be issued before President Biya’s departure from Abuja on Wednesday, May 4, 2016,” the statement added.

•Photo shows Cameroonian President Paul Biya.

Source: News Express

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