Obama to meet President Jonathan
United States President, Barack Obama will receive Nigerian President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan at the White
House, Washington DC, on Wednesday, June 8, at 4:40 pm local time.
President Jonathan, who is billed to arrive in New York to participate at the high-level meeting/summit on
HIV/AIDS and the impact of the pandemic on international peace and security, will take a break and head for
Washington for the meeting with President Obama before returning to New York on the same day.
According to a release issued by the office of the special adviser to the president on media and publicity on the
itinerary of the president.
President Jonathan will also participate in the launched of the Global Plan for Elimination of HIV Mother-To-
Child Transmission project with former United States President Bill Clinton on June 9 in New York before
returning to Nigeria on Friday, June 10.
Nigeria is currently one of the nine non-permanent members of the UN Security Council and President
Jonathan is also expected to participate in one of the Security Council sessions that may decide on a second term
for the UN secretary-general Ban Ki-Moon.
Twelve foreign leaders, mostly from Africa, have confirmed their participation at the HIV/AIDS Summit