Buhari returns to Abuja after Netherlands Trip

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday returned to Abuja after a three-day working visit to the Netherlands.

The president was received at the Nnamdi Azikwe International airport by dignitaries including Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong, Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu and the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.

While in the Netherlands, Buhari held bilateral talks with Prime Minister Mark Rutte on issues relating to the fight against insurgency in the North-East, climate change, particularly the shrinkage of Lake Chad, economic cooperation, the fight against corruption, among others.

He also delivered a keynote address at the 20th anniversary of the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague, Netherlands as part of the activities to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute.

On his arrival at Rotterdam Sunday night, the president was welcomed by the President of the ICC, Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji, the Vice-President of the Court, Marc Perrin de Brichambut and the Nigerian Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama.

He also met with members of staff of the Nigerian Embassy while he talked up business potentials in a meeting with Dutch oil giants.

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