President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, March 26, received members of the Martin Luther King Junior at the Council Chambers of the State House, Aso Rock, Abuja with some members of his government including Abike Dabiri-Erewa.
Though details of the visit were still sketchy at the time of this report, it was learnt that the family visited Aso Rock for the conferment of a title.
“President Muhammadu Buhari, SSAP Hon Abike Dabire Erewa, Dr Mrs Naomi Barbara King, Mr Baba Onabanjo, Amb Erika Bennett and other members of African-American Human Activist Late Martin Luther Jnr during the conferment of The First Black History Month National Black Excellence and Exceptional African Leadership Award 2018 at the Council Chambers in Abuja,” a general caption of some of the photographs by Femi Adesina, the presidential spokesperson, said.
It earlier reported that President Muhammadu Buhari, in furtherance of his anti-corruption war, signed an agreement with Switzerland that will see to the return of stolen assets hidden in the country to Nigeria.
This was contained in a statement issued by Femi Adesina, the special adviser to the president on media and publicity on Monday, March 26.
“Following the approval of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), President Muhammadu Buhari Monday signed two instruments namely:
“The Instrument of Ratification of the Agreement between the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Government of the Republic of Singapore for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income and Capital Gains.
“The other was the Instrument of Ratification of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) among the government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria; the Swiss Federal Council and the International Development Association on the Return, Monitoring and Management of Illegally-Acquired Assets Confiscated by Switzerland and to be Restituted to the Federal Republic of Nigeria,” the presidency statement said.