President Muhammadu Buhari will host President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey to a two-day official visit to Nigeria starting on Tuesday.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), Garba Shehu, in a statement issued on Tuesday, said President Erdogan who would be accompanied by the First Lady, Emine, is expected to come in from Angola, and depart to Togo at the end of his visit.
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Shehu said in the course of the visit, the leaders of the two countries were expected to consider about two dozen Bilateral Agreements and Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) and they will authorize the signing of those on which there is concurrence.
He said that in addition to the bilateral discussions, President Erdogan who will hold a one-on-one meeting with President Buhari is expected to commission the Turkish Cultural Centre in Abuja while his wife, Emine, accompanied by the First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari is expected to commission the newly-renovated Government Secondary School in Wuse 11.
The presidential aide, who said the school was renovated by a Turkish aid organization, the Turkish Cooperation and Coordinating Agency, TIKA, added that Nigeria considers Turkey a close partner and sees this visit as a milestone in our bilateral relations.