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Nigerien president’s suspends his visit to Buhari



Nigerien President Mahamadou Issoufou postponed his visit to Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari scheduled for Friday.

Femi Adesina, special adviser to Buhari on media and publicity, revealed this and saying the rescheduling was a decision of the visiting president

He said the President was ready to host Issoufou in Abuja.

“The rescheduling is at the instance of President Issoufou who has another domestic engagement,’’ Adesina said.

“All arrangements had been concluded for President Buhari to receive his Nigerien counterpart and his delegation at the forecourt of the presidential villa.

“The delegation and host had intended to attend the Juma’at prayers together as well as have lunch before the last-minute postponement.”

Adesina said a new date for the visit would be announced in due course.

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