30 April 2018

Nigeria: Trump to Buhari - U.S. Won't Accept Killings of Christians in Nigeria

American President Donald Trump has described the killings of Christians in Nigeria as unacceptable to his government.

Trump spoke at the White House in Washington DC on Monday where he received President Muhammadu Buhari.

The US president described the spate of killings in Nigeria as a "terrible problem"

Trump said this would top the discussion he and Buhari would be having at their ongoing closed-door meeting.

"Also we have had very serious problems with Christians who are being murdered in Nigeria, we are going to be working on that problem very, very hard because we cannot allow that to happen,"Trump said.

Buhari thanked the US government for its support to Nigeria by approving the sale of military fightet jets.

President Buhari said his goverment was addressing the situation

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