The president of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari is in Kenya to join the Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta to receive bodies and attend a service to honor the Kenyan soldiers killed in Somalia.
The memorial for the Kenyan Defence Forces who died in the El-Adde Al-Shabaab attack on Friday, January 15 will be held at Moi Barracks, on the outskirts of Eldoret town.
The Nigerian president who is in Kenya for three days will also be involved in bilateral talks with president Uhuru Kenyatta to bolster relationships between both countries. He is also set to visit Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for the 26th Summit of African Union Heads of State and Government, and another meeting of the African Union’s Peace and Security Council.
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Former Nigerian president, Goodluck Jonathan visited the country in 2013 and President Kenyatta reciprocated in 2014. Kenya and Nigeria have a good relationship. Several agreements resulted for the Joint Commission for Cooperation. The agreements covered tourism, trade and investment; oil and gas, visa exemption for diplomatic passport holders; conclusion of agreements on double taxation; agriculture, livestock and fisheries; and twinning of cities.
On Arrival in Kenya, President Buhari was greeted by the Kenyan Defence Force with a 21-gun salute in honor of the president. These are some of the pictures taken at his arrival.