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Merkel, Other Heads Of State Who Has Visited Since June

President Muhammadu Buhari will today, September 1, receive German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, to the State House.

The German leader left her country on Wednesday on a 3-day trip to 3 African countries (Senegal, Nigeria and Ghana).

Merkel’s visit to Africa, among other things, is to discuss job creation in order to prevent illegal migration of Africans to Europe.

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Meanwhile, Nigerian president has received eight Heads of State to the country between June and August 2018.

Below is the list of the Heads of State and date of their visit.

1. June 29, 2018 – President of Togo, Faire Gnassingbe.

2. July 3, 2018 – President of France, Emmanuel Macron.

3. July 4, 2018 – President of Namibia, Hage Gottfried Geingob.

4. July 11, 2018 – President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa.

5. July 23, 2018 – President of Niger Republic, Mahamadou Issoufu.

6. July 25, 2018 – President of Benin Republic, Patrice Talon.

7. August 1, 2018 – President of Gambia, Adama Barrow.

8. August 29, 2018 – UK Prime Minister Theresa May

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