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President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in London, UK, where he will take part in the Global Education Summit on Financing Global Partnership for Education (GPE) 2021 to 2025.

It was gathered that Buhari’s aircraft touched down at the Stansted International Airport, London at about 11:20pm (local time).

Naija News reports that Buhari will also use the opportunity to see his doctors for an earlier scheduled medical check-up.

The President is expected back in Nigeria in the second week of August 2021.

According to Adesina, “The Summit, which will be co-hosted by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, and the President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, will bring together Heads of State and Government as well as stakeholders and youth leaders, and provide a platform for partners to chart a way forward towards transforming education systems in partner countries, through exchange of best practices.

“It will also offer the opportunity for leaders to make 5-year pledges to support GPE’s work to help transform education systems in up to 90 countries and territories.

“Deliberations at the Summit will focus on: The Power of Education –A Conversation between Global Champions; Transforming Education for Girls; Financing for Impact and Recovery and; What Now? Priorities for Transforming Education in the Coming Five Years, among others.

“President Buhari will also hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Boris Johnson.”

Adesina added that “the President will spend a few days for an earlier scheduled medical check-up. He is due back by second week of August, 2021.”

President Buhari was accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of State Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd) and Director General of National Intelligence Agency, Amb. Ahmed Rufai Abubakar.

Source: Naija News

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