President Muhammadu Buhari this morning departed Abuja for New Dehli, India, on a 4-day official visit.
Nigerian leader will take part in the 3rd Summit of the India-Africa Forum, which is scheduled for Thursday, October 29.
According to Femi Adesina, the special adviser on media and publicity to the president, the aim of the summit is to boost socio-economic development in Africa and India. He also revealed that President Buhari, the Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, and other participating heads of state would discuss such important issues as climate change and international terrorism.
Leaving Nigeria, Buhari was accompanied by governors of Kano and Delta states, as well as the national security adviser, Babagana Monguno.
The president’s delegation also included permanent secretaries in the ministries of defence, power, communications technology, agriculture, foreign affairs and industry, and trade and investment.
Buhari is expected back to Nigeria on Friday, October 30.
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