President Buhari express desire to strengthen bilateral ties between Nigeria and Canada

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President Buhari has described Nigeria-Canada relations as ‘very cordial’, expressing his desire to further strengthen bilateral ties.

Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity in a statement, yesterday, said the Nigerian leader met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the margins of the 33rd AU Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

In his remarks before the press, President Buhari underscored the warm and friendly relations between Nigeria and Canada, stressing the commonwealth membership of both nations and the choice of Canada for higher education by Nigerian students.

On his part, the Canadian Prime Minister described President Buhari as ‘‘a leader in Africa’’, adding that it was a pleasure to engage on regional and international issues.