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President Buhari to attend EU-AU summit in Cote d’Ivoire



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President Buhari scheduled to attend EU-AU summit in Cote d’Ivoire

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to attend the 5th European Union-African Union Summit in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.

In a statement on Monday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the summit will commence on Tuesday and span to Wednesday.

In the statement made available to newsmen in Abuja, Adesina said President Buhari would take part in working sessions on the summit’s theme, “Investing in the Youth for a Sustainable Development.”

On the margins of the summit, the media aide said the President will,  meet with a number of African Heads of State and their EU counterparts.

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The statement read in part: “The Nigerian leader 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.

“According to the organisers, 83 Heads of State representing 55 African countries and 28 European countries are slated to attend this high-level meeting.

“Delegations from partner countries, the African Union Commission, the European Union Commission, regional and international organizations, will also participate at the Summit.

“The governors of Akwa Ibom and Bauchi States and some ministers are among the top government officials that will accompany President Buhari.”

Source: Naija News

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