- President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, March 4, returned to Abuja after a 3-day visit to Nairobi, Kenya
- The Nigerian leader participated in the Commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the United Nations Environmental Programme
- The presidential aircraft carrying the president and some of his aides touched down at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja
Recall that Buhari was initially scheduled to proceed to London in the United Kingdom, for routine medical checks that will last for a maximum of two weeks after attending the United Nations event in Kenya.
The presidency is yet to release a statement on what would become of the president's scheduled trip to the United Kingdom as at the time of filing this report.
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President Buhari makes million dollar donation to South Asian country in crisis
In an earlier report, the Nigerian government made a donation of $1 million (N412,000,000) to aid in cushioning the effect of the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.
The donation made by President Buhari was made public in a statement released by the secretary-general of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Hissein Taha.
Taha while commending President Buhari and the Nigerian government for the kind gesture towards the people of Afghanistan said the OIC is keen on supporting the nation.
President Buhari makes crucial appointment in education
This was disclosed in a statement released by Ben Goong, the director, press and public relations of the Federal Ministry of Education on Friday morning, March 4.
Echono, a retired permanent secretary of the Ministry of Education, takes over from Professor Suleiman Bogoro whose five-year tenure ends March 18, 2022.
Prior to his appointment, he had served as a member, board of trustees of TETfund among other important national assignments.