President Donald Trump on Monday, April 30, hosted President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria at the White House, during which he said “Nigeria is the most beautiful country on earth”, He further explained that his esertion was based on what he heard.
When asked if he would consider visiting Nigeria as his predecessor, Barrack Obama, whose father was Kenyan, never visited the country throughout his time as the US President despite visiting some African nations, Trump excitedly said he would like to visit the most populous country on the continent.
“I would like to visit Nigeria. I’d like very much to visit Nigeria. It’s an amazing country and in certain ways I heard from the standpoint of a beauty of a country, there’s no country more beautiful, so I would like to,” he added.
Also, Trump made it known to the public that US won’t tolerate killings of Christians in Nigeria.
President Buhari was said accompanies to the White House Nigeria’s Ambassador to the U.S. Sylvanus Nsofor, Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Justice, and Trade and Investment, and Governors of Plateau and Ogun.
Others on the delegation were Chief of Defence Staff, Maj.-Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, Senate Committee Chair on Foreign Affairs, Monsurat Sunmonu and her House of Representatives counterpart, Nnenna Ukejie.