Breaking: Buhari presides over crucial meeting in London ahead of presentation

Breaking: Buhari presides over crucial meeting in London ahead of presentation

  • A strategy meeting was convened by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, July 28, in the United Kingdom
  • The Nigerian leader is currently in London for the Global Education Summit on Financing Global Partnership for Education (GPE) 2021-2025
  • The meeting was attended by Geoffrey Onyeama, minister of foreign affairs and other government officials

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President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over a strategy meeting ahead of his presentation at the Global Education Summit on Financing Global Partnership for Education (GPE) 2021-2025 in London.

The special adviser to the president on media publicity, Femi Adesina, made the disclosure in a statement issued via a Facebook post on Wednesday, July 28.

Buhari Strategy Meeting
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, July 28, presided a crucial meeting in London. Photo credit: Femi Adesina
Source: Facebook

Although the detailed agenda of the meeting is not available, it is expected to about the summit which is aimed at working to help transform education systems in several countries and territories.

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Adesina, the minister of foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, the minister of state education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd) and Director General of National Intelligence Agency, Amb. Ahmed Rufai Abubakar.

He will also hold a bilateral meeting with the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Recall that the Nigerian leader on Monday, July 26, arived at the Stansted International Airport, London at about 11:20 p.m following his departure from Abuja.

While in the United Kingdom, Buhari is scheduled to see his doctors and participate in the education summit. He is expected to return to Nigeria by the second week of August 2021.

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The action by the president was his last official assignment before embarking on a trip to London.

A statement sent to Legit.ng by the presidential spokesman noted that the president signed the Supplementary Appropriation Act, 2021, in his office at the State House in the presence of senior government officials.

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In another news, Bello Matawalle, the governor of Zamfara state, expressed confidence in the assurances made by Buhari to end insecurity in the northern parts of the country.

Matawalle in a statement he personally signed in Sokoto on Friday, July 23, said northern governors are committed to supporting the president’s efforts to end security challenges in the country.

He appealed to leaders to rub minds toward finding solutions and developmental path of progress of the nation.

Source: Legit.ng

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