- October 23, 2017
- Posted by: Godwin Elijah
- Category: National News
President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to the country after attending the meeting of D-8 developing countries in Istanbul, Turkey.
While in Turkey, the president held some high-level talks with Heads of States of some member countries of the D8, including the host, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Turkey where both leaders pledged to increase trade ties between Nigeria and Turkey.
In a statement, Garba Shehu, the president’s spokesman, said Buhari’s objective during the visit, focused on issues of security, anti-terrorism, agricultural and trade cooperation.
Other issues discussed were education, health, transport, energy sector cooperation and increased private sector participation.