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President Buhari welcomes Francois Hollande to Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Saturday, May 14, received his French counterpart, Francois Hollande for a security summit in Nigeria. President Hollande of France who hosted the first regional security summit in Paris on May 17, 2014, will be joined by the presidents of Cameroon, Niger Republic, Chad and Benin Republic. Below are photos from his arrival as shared by Femi Adesina, President Buhari’s media aide:
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President Muhammadu Buhari and his French counterpart in a warm handshake.
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The guard of honour displayed to welcome the French president to Nigeria.
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Recall that the Nigerian president just returned from London where he participated in the international anti-corruption summit alongside other world leaders. Before his departure, President Buhari addressed journalists on his assessment of the fight against corruption, insecurity and how he discovered the padding of the 2016 budget. He stated that if he had not discovered the padding of the budget, corruption would have crept into that 2016 budget, blaming it on technocrats.

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