President Buhari to depart Nigeria again as Presidency Reveals Destination

President Buhari to depart Nigeria again as Presidency Reveals Destination

  • Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja for Addis Ababa to attend the 35th Ordinary Session of the AU summit
  • The president will depart to the Ethiopian capital on Thursday, February 3, and is expected back in Nigeria after the summit
  • News of Buhari's departure was made known via Femi Adesina, the special adviser to the president on media and publicity

Aso-Rock, Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari would depart Abuja on Thursday, February 3, for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. reports that the president would participate in the 35th Ordinary Session of Assembly of the African Union Heads of State and Government.

President Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Abuja for Addis Ababa, to attend an African Union meeting. Photo credit: Femi Adesina
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The theme for this year’s summit is “Building Resilience in Nutrition and Food Security on the African Continent: Strengthen Agriculture, Accelerate the Human Capital, Social and Economic Development.’’

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Femi Adesina, a special adviser to the president on media and publicity, in a statement on Wednesday, February 2, said the president would join other African leaders in finding solutions to political, economic and social challenges facing the continent.

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Buhari is expected to hold bilateral meetings with some leaders with shared interest on the sideline of the AU meetings.

He will be accompanied by Geoffrey Onyeama, the minister of foreign affairs, Dr Osagie Ehanire;, the minister of health, Mohammed Abubakar, the minister of agriculture and Sadiya Umar Farouk, minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development.

Others are National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno and Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Amb. Ahmed Rufai Abubakar.

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A statement by the senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, Garba Shehu, was seen by said President Buhari will be attending the 3rd Turkey-Africa Partnership Summit hosted by President Tayyip Erdogan.

Shehu said the partnership summit comes shortly after President Erdogan's visit to Nigeria during which there were several meetings in the areas of energy, defence industry, mining and hydrocarbons.


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