President Buhari & Zuriel
President Muhammadu Buhari, while in Washington DC for the Nuclear Security Summit, hosted a group of prominent Nigerians living in the United States on Saturday, April 2nd.
During the visit, the President was interviewed by Nigerian child prodigy, Zuriel Elise Oduwole. The 13-year-olddocumentary filmmaker and Girl-education advocate who made history when she got featured by Forbes at the age of 10, has gone on to interview some of the world’s top leaders including 18 presidents.
In a press statement issued by the president’s Special Adviser on Media & Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, Buahri stated that his administration was fully committed to correcting errors that had hindered Nigeria’s progress as a nation.
He said: “We are determined to get things done properly this time and God willing, we shall succeed.” “We are working diligently to correct our mistakes as a nation. We will rehabilitate and expand national infrastructure, and move forward as quickly as possible,’’ he added.
The five Nigerians he met include, Prof. Austin Esogbue, the only African to have served on the board of the United States’ National Aeronautical Space Agency, Jelani Aliyu, a leading car designer with General Motors,Professor Nwadiuto Esiobu, a renowned Microbiologist and Biochemist, Dr YemiBadero, an Assistant Professor of Medicine as well as 13-year old Zuriel Oduwole.
See more photos of his meeting below!
Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara state, Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi state, Dr Yemi Badero, Dr Nwadiuto Esiobu, President Muhammadu Buhari, Zuriel Oduwole, Prof. Austin Esogbue and Hon. Abike Dabiri Erewa