Obama Makes A Telephone Call To Nigeria's President And President Elect

President Obama in telephone calls to Nigerian President Jonathan and President-Elect Buhari encouraged both leaders to work together to unify the country and sustain Nigeria’s strong partnership with the United States to tackle the critical challenges facing Nigeria and the broader region.
The President highlighted the need for Nigeria and its regional partners to build on the recent progress against Boko Haram and pledged that the United States will continue to support those efforts.