BUHARI JETS OUT TO ABIDJAN FOR AU SUMMIT

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(Last Updated On: November 28, 2017)

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined other African leaders at the 5th European Union-African Union (EU-AU) Summit holding at Abidjan, the capital city of Cote d’Ivoire

The special adviser to the president on media and publicity Mr. Femi Adeshina disclosed this in a statement yesterday that the Nigerian president left the shore of his country to converge with other African leaders for the EU-AU summit with the theme  “Investing in the Youth for a Sustainable Development” which holds between Tuesday 28 through Wednesday 29 of November 2017 in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.

Mr. Adeshina hinted that the president will participate in the working session and meet with a number of African Heads of State and their European counterparts and also use the occasion to reiterate Nigeria’s readiness to work with African and European countries to address the challenges such as peace and security.

According to the presidential media aide, Akwa Ibom state governor and his Bauchi counterpart alongside some ministers are among the top government officials that will accompany President Buhari to the official luncheon which will be hosted by the government of Cote d’Ivoire in honor of visiting Heads of State and government and other delegations.

Inside Sources also gathered that 83 heads of States representing 55 African Countries and 28 European countries are slated to attend the high-level meeting.

Delegations from partner countries, the African Union Commission, the European Union Commission, regional and international organizations, will also participate at the summit.

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