Rwandan president in Nigeria for June 12 celebration

Paul Kagame of Rwanda

Rwandan president, Paul Kagame, has arrived in Abuja for the national democracy day anti-corruption summit.

Mr Kagame is in the country on a two-day visit to mark celebrations for the inaugural June 12 national democracy day.

Kagame was welcomed on Tuesday with a guard of honour on arrival in Abuja.

Speaking at the summit organised by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja on Tuesday, Kagame congratulated Mr Buhari on his victory at the polls and said Nigeria must share resources equitably, so everyone can join the fight against corruption.

Mr Kagame called Buhari the “AU (African Union) champion in the fight against corruption.”

A tweet by the Rwandan presidency said: “President Kagame has arrived in Abuja, Nigeria where he will begin his two day visit with a Keynote address alongside President Muhammadu Buhari @MBuhari at the National Democracy Day Anti-Corruption Summit.”