President Buhari will on Sunday leave Nigeria.
EKOHOTBLOG reports that President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday depart Nigeria for the inauguration of the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, for a second five-year term in office on Monday in Addis Ababa.
The latest development was made known via a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.
The statement was titled, ‘President Buhari To Attend Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s Inauguration’.
It read, “President Muhammadu Buhari will attend the inauguration of the Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for a second five-year term in office on Monday in Addis Ababa.
“The President, who will depart Abuja for the Ethiopian capital on Sunday, is scheduled to deliver a goodwill message at the inauguration ceremony, after which he will attend a State Banquet in honour of visiting Heads of State and Government.
“President Buhari will be accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ahmed Rufai Abubakar.
“He is expected back in Abuja on Tuesday.
“Prime Minister Ahmed secured another term in office following the victory of Ethiopia’s governing Prosperity Party in the country’s parliamentary election of June 21.
“In his earlier congratulatory message to the Prime Minister, President Buhari had assured that Nigeria will continue to support the unity and territorial well-being of Ethiopia and all African States,” Adesina stated.
EKOHOTBLOG recalls that President Buhari had last Sunday returned to Abuja after loaded weeklong engagements at the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, United States.
The presidential aircraft landed at the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, last Sunday at 5:20am.
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