Updated: March 3, 2021
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British Prime Minister Theresa May arrived in Nigeria on Wednesday after a stop in South Africa on Tuesday and ahead of Kenya on Thursday in her three-day visit to Africa to boost economic ties with the continent.
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In Nigeria, Mrs May will discuss security, trade and human trafficking with President Muhammadu Buhari.
She will also meet with the victims of modern slavery in Lagos, her office announced.
On Tuesday, she announced £4bn of extra British support for African economies while in South Africa.
Mrs May is travelling to Abuja, the capital of Nigeria – Britain’s second largest trading partner in Africa.
According to BBC, “May is expected to announce a new UK and French project to help Nigeria and Niger strengthen their borders to crack down on trafficking.
“The prime minister will also pledge to support victims of modern slavery who have suffered “enormous trauma”.