Buhari Jets Off To South Africa Ahead Of AU Summit

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Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari will be leaving Abuja for South Africa on Saturday, June 13, to attend the 25th African Union Summit in Johannesburg.


According to a statement issued on Friday in Abuja by the Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, Buhari will be undertaking his first continental assignment since taking office by chairing the meeting of the Peace and Security Committee of the AU summit, which will hold on Saturday, the day of his arrival.

The President is also expected to hold bilateral talks with other African leaders on the sidelines of the summit to consolidate his ongoing drive to secure Nigeria and neighbouring countries from Boko Haram.

Mr President will be back in Nigeria on Tuesday, June 16.



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