February 28, 2024

Readout of President Biden’s Engagement with Nigerian President Bola Tinubu

Readout of President Biden’s Engagement with Nigerian President Bola Tinubu

President Joe Biden met with Nigerian President Bola Tinubu today on the sidelines of the G20 in New Delhi, India to reinforce our enduring commitment to the U.S.-Nigeria relationship and to the longstanding friendship between our two countries and peoples. President Biden welcomed the Tinubu Administration’s steps to reform Nigeria’s economy and thanked President Tinubu for his strong leadership as the chair of the Economic Community of West African States to defend and preserve democracy and the rule of law in Niger and the broader region. Nigeria’s invitation to the G20 Summit is a recognition of Nigeria’s important global role as Africa’s largest democracy and economy

Official news published at https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2023/09/10/readout-of-president-bidens-engagement-with-nigerian-president-bola-tinubu/