Kenyan president begins official visit to Nigeria

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The  Kenyan President, Mr Uhuru Kenyatta arrived in Abuja yesterday on an official visit to Nigeria.

The Kenyan president, who arrived at Nmandi Azikiwe International Airport in the  evening, was received by the FCT minister  Sen. Bala Mohammed.

Speaking after receiving the president Mohammed said the visit was to strengthen the bilateral relations between Nigeria and Kenya.

He said Kenyatta and his host, President Goodluck Jonathan, would discuss how to strengthen economic relationship between the two countries as well as the security challenges facing them.

“President Jonathan believes in African brotherliness; just yesterday some areas were bomb in Kenya, it is better the two countries come together and discuss the way forward to address the security challenges,” he said.

Mohammed presented the Kenyan president with  the Key to the City, which conferred  on him the Honorary Citizenship of Abuja, as a mark of respect for strong friendship between the two countries.

Kenyatta is also expected to participate in discussions during the World Economic Forum for Africa due to begin in Abuja on Wednesday. (NAN)

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