VP of the United States, Kamala Harris on Friday hosted her Nigerian partner, Professor Yemi Osinbajo at the White House in Washington DC.
The two met to discuss Nigeria-US relations and Nigeria’s energy transition plan, as indicated by statements from both camps.
“It was truly a pleasure to meet with Vice-President Kamala Harris to discuss Nigeria’s #EnergyTransition Plan and other interests between our Governments,” Osinbajo said in a statement.
“The United States has been a long-standing partner of ours and has since our independence consistently supported Nigeria’s aspirations for economic and social development.
“In addition to a shared commitment to democracy, both countries must continue to work together at the bilateral and multilateral levels to address common global challenges, promote peace and security, tackle pandemics, climate change, and economic adversity.”
Harris likewise expressed her delight in meeting with Vice President Osinbajo.
“It was great to meet with Vice President Osinbajo of Nigeria today to discuss strengthening the relationship between the United States and Nigeria,” she said.
“African leadership, and in particular, Nigeria’s leadership, is key to confronting regional and global challenges.”