From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja Sunday morning after the official visit to Washington DC, where he participated in the US-Africa Leaders’ Summit.
The President was invited to join other African leaders for the Summit by the US President, Joe Biden.
While in Washington DC, President Buhari participated in a number of high-level meetings and conversations around US-Africa relations, speaking on critical issues affecting the black continent, including security, climate change, transnational organised crimes and more.
He also held sideline meetings, during which some high-level agreements were reached with America-based businesses, and wrapped up the visit with a town hall meeting with the Nigerian community in the US.
The President was received at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Sunday morning by the governors of Kwara and Bauchi states; AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq and Bala Mohammed, respectively; the Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Ramatu Tijani Aliyu.
Also at the airport to receive the President were the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba; the Director-General of the Department of State Service (DSS), Yusuf Magaji Bichi; and other senior security officials.