Amaechi, Bakare, others to accompany Buhari to US

A former Rivers State governor, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi and founder of Latter Rain Church, Pastor Tunde Bakare have been delegated to accompany President Muhammadu Buhari on his three-day visit to Washington DC, United State on July 20.

Others include, five state governors, Abiola Ajimobi (Oyo State), Rochas Okorocha (Imo State), Adams Oshiomhole (Edo State) and two others.

Saharareporters reports that the five governors are separate from an 18-man delegation made up of top aides and political associates of the President.

According to the report, Amaechi, Bakare and former member of the House of Representatives, Farouk Adamu will be on the Presidential delegation.

In addition to these delegates, President Buhari will bring along top civil servants, representatives from the Office of the National Security Adviser, and representatives from economic policy and foreign affairs think tanks.

The three-day visit is expected to discuss ways of partnering with the United States to defeat Boko Haram and explore ways of combating corruption in Nigeria.

Source: Daily Post