John Kerry to Visit Nigeria, Meet Buhari


Zacheaus Somorin with agency report
The United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, will visit Nigeria next week for talks with senior government officials on regional issues, the US State Department said yesterday.

According to Reuters, Kerry would meet with President Muhammadu Buhari to discuss cooperation on the fight against Boko Haram terrorists, the economy and human rights issues, the State Department spokesman, John Kirby, said in a statement.
The statement added that the US Secretary of State will also visit Kenya and Saudi Arabia.

Kirby added that Kerry’s visit to Kenya would focus on South Sudan’s peace process and Somalia’s political transition.