President George Weah has returned Home after what Information Minister describes a “successful trip” to Nigeria.
The Liberian Chief Executive visit to the West African State of Nigeria, was in honor of an invitation extended him by his counterpart, Muhammadu Buhari, to attend Nigeria’s Democracy Day.
Democracy Day, is a national holiday that marks a military hand-over of power to an elected civilian government in 1999, marking the beginning of the longest continuous civilian rule since Nigeria’s independence from colonial rule in 1960.
Minister Eugene Nagbe told Executive Mansion reporters, while in Nigeria, the Liberian leader held bilateral discussions with his counterpart Buhari who was recently sworn in office, a ceremony that marked the beginning of his second term.
The bilateral discussion, according to Minister Nagbe, highlighted peace and security including the strengthening of trade and commerce and the improvement of economic affairs between the two West African States.
He said President Weah also held fruitful meetings with the President of Senegal and other World Leaders who converged on Nigeria for the ceremony.
He at the same time informed Journalists that Mr. Weah and team held dialogues with thirty top members of the Nigerian Business community with a goal to increase what he calls “South-South trade as a way of boosting the Liberian economy.
The Liberian Information lamented, the Country stands the chance to benefit from the round-tables aforementioned.