Summit: Buhari departs Russia for Abuja

Summit: Buhari departs Russia for Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Russia for Abuja after participating in the Russia-Africa Summit that held in Sochi.

Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari, who attended the summit alongside more than 30 African heads of state and governments, met with President Vladimir Putin of Russia on Wednesday, October 23.

The presidency made the disclosure on its official Twitter page on Friday, October 25, saying while in Russia, the President Buhari had a bilateral meeting with a delegation from African Export-Import Bank led by the president, Benedict Oramah.

Legit.ng previously reported that the spokesperson to President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, said the president would depart Abuja, Nigeria, on Monday, October 21, to attend a three day Russia-Africa summit in Sochi.

The summit, according to the presidential statement, would hold between October 23 and October 25, and would focus on exploring and expanding opportunities in security, trade and investment, science and technology, as well as gas production.

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The statement said Buhari would be accompanied by Governor Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe, Bello Matawalle of Zamfara and Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti.

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Also on the trip were the minister of foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, those of trade and investment, Adeniyi Adebayo; mines and steel development, Olamilekan Adegbite and the minister of state for petroleum, Timipre Sylva.

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