Following the sack of US Secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, Reno Omokri former presidential aide, Reno Omokri has urged President Donald Trump and American leaders to avoid visiting Nigeria.
The statement from the Presidency also said Buhari thanked the USA for assistance rendered in the fight against Boko Haram, noting that Nigerian forces are good but need assistance with training and equipment.
He also pledged a free and fair polls in 2019, recalling that the then American Secretary of State, John Kerry, had visited before the 2015 polls, "and he told the party in government then, and those of us in opposition, to behave ourselves, and we did".
According to him, the US government will also offer special training for security personnel to enable them engage in special operations towards the rescue of the girls abducted by the Boko Haram terrorists.
A first visit by a high government official in the Trump administration to Nigeria, and it is aimed at deepening trade and Security ties between Nigeria and the United States of America.
While the Chairman said some parents of freed Chibok Schoolgirls would be in the delegation to strengthen the faith and raise the hope of the GGSTC Dapchi missing Schoolgirls' parents that their daughters would one day return home safely.
"But I think it is also important to put this in a broad regional context as well, Boko Haram is a threat to other regions and this has been the subject of my meetings elsewhere and in Africa as well".
President Buhari met and discussed the use of negotiations during a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who was in Nigeria for the last stop in a week-long tour of African countries. We hope that something can be worked out and they can secure the release of these girls quickly, " he said.
Nigeria on its part through its Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama thanked the United States for the technical support given towards tackling terrorism in its borders.