Photos: Buhari meets Zuriel Oduwole, others in the US

Photos: Buhari meets Zuriel Oduwole, others in the US

Muhammadu Buhari, the president of Nigeria, has met distinguished Nigerians while in the US, including Zuriel Oduwole, an extraordinary girl who has been recognized for her academic excellency, and who was once pictured in Obama’s office where she, while posing, lifted her legs on Obama’s table.

Photos: Buhari meets Zuriel Oduwole, others in the US

Zuriel Oduwole puts her leg on US President Barack Obama’s table at the White House

Zuriel is a female education activist best known for her works on the advocacy for the education of girls in Africa. Her advocacy has since made her the youngest person to be profiled by Forbes.

Photos: Buhari meets Zuriel Oduwole, others in the US

Zuriel Oduwole in Barack Obama office at the White House

She has also interviewed 17 Presidents and Prime Ministers worldwide.

President Buhari wore a radiant smile as he engaged the teenager in a tête-à-tête.

Photos: Buhari meets Zuriel Oduwole, others in the US

The other Nigerians hosted by President Buhari were: Prof. Austin Esogbue, the only African to have served on the board of the United States’ National Aeronautical Space Agency (NASA);  Jelani Aliyu, a leading car designer with General Motors; Prof. Nwadiuto Esiobu, a renowned microbiologist and biochemist; and  Dr Yemi Badero, an assistant professor of medicine.

Photos: Buhari meets Zuriel Oduwole, others in the US

The Nigerian leader, who was in the USA to participate in the 4th Nuclear Security Summit, lauded them for their achievements, stressing that he was proud of them.

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