UK, Nigeria sign agreements on economy, security
President Muhammadu Buhari (standing R) and British Prime Minister Theresa May witnessing as Nigerian National Security Adviser, retired Babagana Monguno (R) and British Deputy National Security Adviser, Christian Turner sign Bilateral agreement on Defence and Security Partnership during the visit of the British Prime Minister to the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Wednesday (29/8/18)
London, August 29, 2018 (AltAfrica)-United Kingdom and Nigeria have further deepened their bilateral relationship with the signing of series of agreement when UK Prime Minister, Theresa May met with President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja
The agreements are in the areas of defence and security, as well as a comprehensive agreement on economic development.
Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, confirmed the signing of the agreement in Abuja on Wednesday.
The agreements followed a meeting between the two leaders at the State House in the nation’s capital.
May who had earlier visited South Africa, is in Nigeria as part of her tour of some African countries.
The meeting started in the President’s office shortly after May arrived at the forecourt of the State House, Abuja.
She was received on arrival by President Muhammadu Buhari and top government officials.
May would also meet with Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, the governor of Nigeria’s mega and commercial state, Lagos.
President Muhammadu Buhari (standing R) and British Prime Minister Theresa May witnessing as Nigeria Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Hajia Zainab Ahmed and British Minister of State for Trade Policy, George Hollingbery sign a Bilateral on Nigeria Trade Development during the visit of the British Prime Minister Minister to the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Wednesday (29/8/18)