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Buhari Agenda is in Line with Our Own - USA

The Deputy Director, Office of West African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, Mr Nathan Holt on  Tuesday said that the Agenda of the Buhari led Administration  (Fighting Corruption, Terrorism and  Growing the Economy)  is in line with that of the USA Expectation. Mr. Holt made this remark on Tuesday from Washington DC through a Teleconference on the topic of ‘Nigeria, a critical U.S. partner’. He said, “In 2015, Nigeria had a very important election. It elected Muhammadu Buhari as president. “This represented the first time in Nigerian history that there was a peaceful, democratic transfer of power from one party to an opposition party. “It was a milestone not only for Nigeria but really for Africa as a whole. “President Buhari’s electoral platform was that he wanted to fight insecurity, particularly the depredations of Boko Haram and other forces in the northeast. “He wanted to grow the Nigerian economy, create jobs for its growing populatio