Obama was quoted telling Buhari during the meeting:
"We have confidence in your leadership. There are some difficulties you face, but this administration is willing to assist in the short time we have left.
"You have made real progress in defeating the brutal organization called Boko Haram, and that was achieved because of your leadership."
"Nigeria is on the road to food self-sufficiency soon. We shall be able to feed ourselves, and utilize the billions of dollars spent on importing food on other productive areas."