The Nigerian Senate hosted a visiting delegation from the United States (US) Congress in Abuja today.
The delegation was led by the US Ambassador Stuart Symington and included Senators Christopher Coons, Gary Peters and Michael Benett as well as Representatives Barbara Lee, Lisa Blunt Rochester, Charlie Dent, Terri Sewell and Frederica Wilson.
Issues discussed bothers on security, anti-terrorism, agriculture, jobs as well as humanitarian aids. The meeting was also focused on improving the legislative relationship between the National Assembly and the US Congress.
The Meeting also delved into matters concerning protection of Fundamental Human Rights.
The US Congressional Delagation was hosted by the Chairman of the 8th National Assembly and Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki.
Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu, Senate Leader Ahmad Lawan, Senate Minority Whip Phillip Aduda, Senators Danjuma Goje, Isah Hamma Misau, Jeremiah Useni as well as House of Representative Chief Whip Alhasan Ado Doguwa and Honourables Oluwole Olubusayo Oke, Abdussamadd Dasuki and Mustapha Dawaki were all present.