Posted: Monday 5th May 2014 at 13:02 pm

Kenyan President Visits Nigeria

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta arrived in Abuja on Sunday on an official visit to Nigeria.

The Kenyan president, who arrived at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in the evening, was received by the FCT Minister, Sen. Bala Mohammed, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

Speaking after receiving the visiting president, Mohammed said the visit was to strengthen the bilateral relations between Nigeria and Kenya.

He said Kenyatta and his host, President Goodluck Jonathan, would discuss how to strengthen economic relationship between the two countries as well as the security challenges facing them.

“President Jonathan believes in African brotherliness; just yesterday some areas were bombed in Kenya, it is better the two countries come together and discuss the way forward to address the security challenges,” he said.

Mohammed presented the Kenyan president with the Key to the city, which conferred on him the Honorary Citizenship of Abuja, as a mark of respect for strong friendship between the two countries.

Kenyatta is also expected to participate in discussions during the World Economic Forum for Africa due to begin in Abuja on Wednesday.


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