Trump's 'Africa Day,' scheduled to speak to Buhari and Zuma

The White House says U.S. President Donald Trump will speak to the presidents of Nigeria and South Africa by phone Monday.

Abdullahi also stated that the support rally for President Buhari will take place in Abuja on Tuesday and Thursday, Kaduna and Kano on Wednesday while it will end on Thursday in Lagos.

Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari - who is now on vacation in the United Kingdom, and South Africa's Jacob Zuma are the two leaders in question.

See the tweets below.

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity Mr Femi Adesina, has confirmed the story.

Geoffrey York who is the Africa correspondent for The Globe disclosed this via his twitter page.

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, on Saturday in Abuja prayed for peaceful coexistence of Nigeria.

President Buhari departed for London on January 19, and was scheduled to return to Nigeria on February 5 and resume work the following day.

The diplomatic relations between Nigeria and the U.S. is cordial, but there have been fears that the Trump administration might introduce some reforms that could affect Nigeria.

Signed by Director of Information, Suleiman Haruna, the statement said she expressed gratitude for the support Nigerians had given the president so far and enjoined them to continue in that direction.

  • Leroy Wright