President Buhari To Leave For Washington, DC On Monday

President Buhari To Leave For Washington, DC On Monday

President Muhammadu Buhari will reportedly leave the country on Monday for a visit to Washington, DC, United States.

According to Sahara Reporters. the trip is at the invitation of the US president Donald Trump.

It was gathered that Trump had reportedly extended the invitation in February, shortly after his inauguration.

A source  said President Buhari will leave his hometown, Daura, at 9:15 AM by helicopter to the Katsina Airport, where he will take the presidential jet to Washington, DC.

The source claimed the president had planned to combine his trip to the US with his participation at the UN General Assembly in New York from September 21 to 25, 2017, but ultimately decided against it.

Another Presidency insider said there was some anxiety within Aso Rock that the trip may turn out to have a medical tone.

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