The United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, has arrived in Nigeria and is currently at the Palace of the Sultan of Sokoto.
The visit to the Sultan is aimed at discussing counter terrorism efforts in Nigeria.
The US Secretary of State will also be delivering a speech on the importance of resilient communities and religious tolerance in battling violent extremism.
John Kerry is expected to be in Abuja to visit the President, Muhammadu Buhari later today.
See photos from his visit to the Sultan’s palace below:
Photo credit: Chris Stein