Saturday, June 12, 2021

2 days after Kenya, Ethiopia visits, Buhari off to France, London tomorrow

Headline

tiamin rice

Two days after his return from Kenya on a state visit and Ethiopia for the meeting of African Union (AU), President Muhammadu Buhari will begin another round of official visit to France and Britain tomorrow.

A statement by his spokesman, Femi adesina, said at the president’s first stop in Strasbourg, France, he will address a special session of the European Union Parliament to be attended by members of the executive and legislative arms of the union on February 3.

READ  Tolu Ogunlesi heads Buhari's new media team
READ  Conte still confident in his ability at Chelsea

“The President’s address is expected to focus on terrorism, violent extremism, corruption, Nigeria and Africa’s current security, economic and developmental challenges, as well as the need for greater support from the European Union and advanced nations for their rapid resolution.

“President Buhari will also hold talks with the President of the European Parliament, Mr. Martin Schulz and the President of the European Commission, Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker on the same issues before leaving Strasbourg for London to join other world leaders at the Supporting Syria and The Region Conference scheduled to open in the British capital on Thursday, February 4, 2016.

READ  Presidential tribunal fixes final addresses in HDP, Owuru petition against Buhari Aug 23

“The President will use the opportunity of his participation in the conference which is being co-hosted by Britain, Germany, Norway, Kuwait and the United Nations to continue his push for more global understanding, collaboration and support for Nigeria and other countries in the frontlines of the war against terrorism who are striving to overcome its very adverse effects on affected populations.

READ  Trump renews war of words with London's Muslim mayor

“He is due back in Nigeria at the weekend,” Adesina added.

Related News

Latest News

cosgrove
atrk atrk atrk atrk atrk atrk atrk atrk atrk atrk