Theresa May, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, has landed in Nigeria.
She arrived at the airport in Abuja and proceeded to a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, at Presidential Villa.
May landed in Abuja on Wednesday for the second leg of a three-day, three-nation trip to Africa. She’s using the visit to show the business and trade opportunities available to the U.K. around the world even as it negotiates its departure from the European Union, the largest trading bloc.
After meeting with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, the prime minister will fly to Lagos, where she is due to meet with business leaders and announce the formation of a U.K.-Nigeria fin tech partnership.
President Buhari and Prime Minister May this afternoon in Abuja witnessed the signing of two agreements: a Security and Defence Partnership, and an Economic Development Forum Agreement, says Nigeria’s presidency.
May flew to Nigeria after meeting with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa in Cape Town. On Thursday, she’ll fly to Nairobi to meet with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta.