President Muhammadu Buhari will host his Nigerien counterpart, Mohammed Bazoum, at the presidential Villa on Thursday.
This was disclosed in a statement released by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Wednesday, in Abuja.
According to the presidential aide, the two leaders are expected to deliberate on how best to tackle challenges of security and strategic stability affecting the sub-region and the globe.
“While President Bazoum’s visit is expected to last for a few hours, the neighbouring leader will be received with full military honours, including a 21-Gun Salute.
“The relations between Nigeria and Niger are considered a true model of interstate friendship,” he said.