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Buhari Rejects Invitation To Join Coalition Of Islamic States

An invitation by Saudi Arabia to Nigeria to join the Coalition of Islamic States against Terror, has been rejected by President Muhammadu Buhari. 

President Buhari, who is on a week-long visit to Saudi Arabia and Qatar, told his host and ruler of Saudi Arabia. King Salman Bin Abdul-Aziz, that rather than joining the coalition, Nigeria would support the coalition.

He spoke at a bilateral meeting between Nigeria and Saudi Arabia in Riyadh hosted by the ruler, King Salman Bin Abdul-Aziz. The president, who made his first pronouncement on the invitation to join the coalition of Islamic states against terror spearheaded by the Saudis, congratulated the Kingdom on forming the coalition.

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