‘Nigeria is key’: Kamala Harris hosts Osinbajo at White House

Vice President of the United States, Kamala Harris on Friday hosted her Nigerian counterpart, Professor Yemi Osinbajo at the White House in Washington DC.

The duo met to discuss Nigeria-US relations and Nigeria’s energy transition plan, according to 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 also 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.” (Channels TV)

•PHOTO: Yemi Osinbajo and Kamala Harris