The Media Adviser to the President, Femi Adesina, has announced that President Muhammadu Buhari would depart the country to attend a 4days African Union Head of States and Government meeting.
Why it matters?
The meeting, which is the 35th ordinary session of Heads of State and Government, will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The country heads in the meeting will seek to find political, economic and social solutions to the problems facing the African continent. President Muhammadu Buhari would meet with other heads of state to establish partnership to fight insecurity, better trade relations amongst other agendas.
The President will be in the company of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama; Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire; Minister of Agriculture, Mohammed Abubakar and Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq. Other federal officials on the trip are the National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd) and Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ahmed Rufai Abubakar.