By Levinus Nwabughiogu
ABUJA-President Paul Biya of Cameroon would arrive Abuja on Tuesday for a two-day state visit to Nigeria.
The visit is at the instance of President Mohammadu Buhari.
A Statement by the Special Adviser to President Buhari on Monday stated that “President Biya, who will be accompanied by his wife, Chantal and senior Cameroonian government officials, will be received tomorrow afternoon at the Presidential Villa, Abuja by President Buhari.”
It added that “Both leaders and their officials will confer on issues of common interest to Nigeria and Cameroon, including ongoing bilateral and regional cooperation against terrorism, violent extremism and cross-border crimes.”
It is expected that “new agreements to strengthen existing ties, as well as trade and economic relations between Nigeria and Cameroon, will be concluded and signed before the end of President Biya’s visit.”
“A joint communiqué on the visit and the talks between the two presidents and their officials will be issued before President Biya’s departure from Abuja on Wednesday”.