President Muhammadu Buhari this afternoon from London spoke to President Donald Trump on telephone at the request of the American President.
BBN gathered that the phone conversation was cordial as the Nigerian President used the moment to congratulate President Trump on his assumption of office.
It was also gathered that the two leaders discussed ways to improve cooperation in the fight against terrorism through provision of necessary equipment.
It was reported that President Donald Trump encouraged President Buhari to keep up the good work he is doing, and also commended him for the efforts made in rescuing 24 of the Chibok Girls and the strides being taken by the Nigerian military.
President Trump assured Buhari of the US readiness to cut a new deal in helping Nigeria in terms of military weapons to combat terrorism.
He however invited President Buhari to Washington at a mutually convenient date as he promises to push for a bill to get Nigeria weapons to fight terrorism.