President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday met with the President of Guinea, Prof. Alpha Conde and members of Daura community ahead of the Eid El-Kabir celebrations in Katsina State.
In a statement on Saturday, Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said Conde will attend the Eid prayers with Buhari on Sunday.
He disclosed that the President of Guinea would also be treated to the traditional Durbar display at the palace of the Emir of Daura, Dr Faruk Umar Faruk.
According to the statement sent to Naija News, President Conde will be conferred with a traditional title by the Daura Emirate.
The Guinean President, who was earlier received by the Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Bello Masari at the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, was greeted by excited, young members of Daura community and colourful horse riders at the helipad close to President Buhari’s country home.
Garba Shehu stated that the visit will provide an opportunity to reinforce the strong relationship between the two leaders and both nations, and for them to engage in discussions on bilateral and global matters.