Africa News of Wednesday, 26 May 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari is hosting the Prime Minister of the Libyan Government of National Unity, Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh, in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria, Dbeibeh and members of his entourage arrived at the forecourt of the Presidential Villa at about 10.05 am and were received by President Buhari.
The report said cabinet members and some presidential aides joined the president at the forecourt of the villa.
NAN gathered that the two leaders are expected to deliberate on bilateral issues meant to benefit and enhance the economies of both countries.
NAN also learned that Dbeibeh would use the opportunity of the meeting with the Nigerian leader to console him and people of Nigeria over the death of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and ten other military officers last Friday.
The visiting Libyan leader had on May 25 participated in the Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) held at Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, Pulse.ng reports.