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Just In: President Buhari Donates $500,000, Other Materials To Guinea Bissau

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Buhari Approves Donation For Guinea Bissau’s Election

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the donation of $500,000 and other materials to Guinea Bissau to assist the country’s election process.

It is understood that this is in response to an urgent request from the government of Guinea Bissau.

Other materials approved for the country’s electoral process by Buhari includes 350 units of electoral kits, 10 motorcycles, 5 Hilux vans, and 2 light trucks, Naija News reports.

This development was made public in a state house press release on Friday, April 26.

The statement reads:

“In his capacity as Chairman, ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State, Pres Buhari, this morning, directed Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama to undertake an urgent mission as his Special Envoy to Guinea Bissau, in the company of ECOWAS Commission President, Jean-Claude Brou.”

“President Muhammadu Buhari had in response to an urgent request for assistance by the Government of Guinea Bissau graciously approved support to the country’s election process including 350 units of electoral kits, 10 motorcycles, 5 Hilux vans, 2 light trucks and US$500,000. This vital assistance ensured that legislative elections held in Guinea Bissau, which should help in stabilizing the country.”

“In a separate development, Nigeria’s Foreign Minister will also undertake a mission to Cotonou, Benin, to deliver a personal message to President Patrice Talon from President Buhari. The visit is in the context of the brewing political crisis ahead of April 28, 2019, legislative elections in the country.”


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Oladipo is a Content Supervisor at Naija News. He has a huge flair for creative writing, loves travelling and gets thrills from learning new things.