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Prez Sirleaf off to Nigeria for State Visit

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( 16, 2016) - President Ellen Johnson- Sirleaf is currently holding talks with her Nigerian counterpart, Mohamadou Buhari in the Nigerian Capital, Abuja.

According to the Minister Councilor for Press and Public Affairs at the Liberian Embassy in Nigeria, Nat Bayjay, the one day state visit by President Sirleaf is the first after attending President Bohari’s inauguration.

Mr. Bayjay said: “Presidents Sirleaf and Bohari‘s talks are centered on bilateral engagements aimed at boosting relations between the two countries.”

“The talks are also intended to strengthen their resolve to address regional and international issues affecting their respective governments,” he noted.

The Minister Councilor is also quoted as saying the Liberian Leader and entourage arrived in Abuja Tuesday morning, February 16, 2016.

He said: “Upon arrival in Nigeria, the President received arousing welcome by the Liberian community, members of the Diplomatic Corps, headed by Liberia’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Al Hassan Konteh.


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