President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday received the US government Secretary of State Antony Blinkin at the presidential villa in Abuja.
Blinkin, who arrived at the forecourt of the state house at about 6:30 pm, was received by Yusuf Tuggar, the Minister of foreign affairs.
Blinken is to have a bilateral talks with the Nigerian delegation headed by President Tinubu.
Nigeria is the third country he is visiting on his Africa tour aimed at building better bilateral relations and partnership with the African Continent.
On arrival in Abuja, he was received by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Sen. George Akume and Tuggar.
Blinken starts his fourth African trip this week, visiting Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Nigeria, and Angola.
Key priorities of the visit include bolstering security partnerships and enhancing health and economic development in the region.