PHOTOS: US Secretary Of State Visits Sokoto State

 

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, US Secretary of State, John Kerry, the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa'ad Abubakar III

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, US Secretary of State, John Kerry, the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III


The United States’ Secretary of State, John Kerry, has begun a two-day working visit to Nigeria.

His first port of call was Sokoto State where he delivered a lecture on “Resilient Communities and Religious Tolerance in Countering Violent Extremism.”

He was received by the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, who led him to the Palace of the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III.

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Below are some pictures from the visit:

 

Secretary Kerry signing the visitors' register at the Palace of the Sultan

Secretary Kerry signing the visitors’ register at the Palace of the Sultan

Secretary Kerry delivering his speech

Secretary Kerry delivering his speech

Governor Tambuwal making his remarks

Governor Tambuwal making his remarks

Secretary Kerry, Sultan Abubakar and Governor Tambuwal

Secretary Kerry and Sultan Abubakar

Secretary Kerry and Sultan Abubakar

Secretary Kerry with his hosts

Secretary Kerry with some Students

Secretary Kerry with some Students

Secretary Kerry with some Students..