President Muhammadu Buhari, alongside PDP Governor Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom state will be jetting off to Abidjan, on Tuesday, for the EU-AU Summit holding in the Francophone country. Also on the entourage is governor of Bauchi, among other government officials. According to a government statement, President Buhari “will participate in working sessions on the Summit theme: “Investing in the Youth for a Sustainable Development”. He is also expected to “meet with a number of African Heads of State and their European Union counterparts”.
“President Buhari will use the occasion of the Summit to reiterate Nigeria’s readiness to work with African and European countries to address the challenges affecting both continents, such as peace and security”.
Moreover, the president “will attend the official luncheon to be hosted by the government of Cote d’Ivoire in honour of visiting Heads of State and Government and other delegations.”