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US Secretary of State arrives Nigeria, meets Buhari



The United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, on Thursday arrived in Nigeria on a two-day official visit to the country.

Blinken, who began his trip to Africa with a visit to Kenya on Wednesday, immediately went into a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari shortly after arriving in the country.

The two leaders spoke on collaboration between the two countries on international health security, expanding energy access and security, and others.

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The visiting US official will also meet with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo later today.

He will thereafter address a joint press conference with Minister of Foreign Affairs,  Geoffrey Onyeama, in Abuja.

Blinken will round up his trip to Africa with a visit to Senegal.

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