Buhari holds talks with Chinese President

President Muhammadu Buhari has held talks with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Xinping, on the sidelines of the ongoing Forum on China Africa cooperation (FOCAC)

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Earlier on Friday, the Chinese President announced a new investment package worth more than 70 billion dollars for Africa.

Speaking briefly with journalists at the end of the meeting, Channels Television asked President Buhari the outcome of the meeting from a Nigerian perspective.

He hinted that he would likely visit China early 2016 to follow up on some of the discussions they had.

The Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) officially flagged of in Johannesburg, South Africa on Friday, with more than 40 African leaders personally attending.

Buhari arrived South Africa on Thursday evening for the FOCAC.

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