The United States President, Joe Biden, who met with President Bola Tinubu, Sunday, on the sidelines of the G20 in New Delhi, India, said the meeting was to reaffirm the country’s commitment to the US-Nigeria relationship.
Biden said his administration was committed to the longstanding friendship between both countries and peoples.
This was contained in a statement published on the official White House website.
Biden praised the efforts made by the Tinubu administration to bring about economic reforms in Nigeria.
The statement reads, “President Biden welcomed the Tinubu Administration’s steps to reform Nigeria’s economy and thanked President Tinubu for his strong leadership as the chair of the Economic Community of West African States to defend and preserve democracy and the rule of law in Niger and the broader region.”
Tinubu was accompanied by the Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Yusuf Tuggar; Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Wale Edun; Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Dr. Bosun Tijani; Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Doris Uzoka-Anite.
Text except headline courtesy Punch.