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Tinubu Departs Addis Ababa For Abuja

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President Bola Tinubu, on Monday, departed Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the venue of the 37th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Africa Union (AU), for Abuja.

Naija News reports that Tinubu, the Chairman of the West Africa bloc, ECOWAS, was recently appointed as the champion for Health by the AU.

While in Ethiopia, the President actively participated in the 44th Ordinary Session of the Executive council, held bilateral meetings and attended other events on the sidelines on the AU summit.

The President, who arrived Ethiopia on Thursday night at past 10pm, was accompanied on the trip by some ministers and other top government officials.

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Tinubu joined other African leaders in high-level meetings on institutional reforms of the African Union; peace and security; specific thematic issues such as climate change, as well as modalities of participation and priorities of the continental body in the G20.

The theme of the year’s summit is ‘‘Educate an African Fit for the 21st Century: Building Resilient Education Systems for Increased Access to Inclusive, lifelong, quality, and Relevant Learning in Africa.’’

President Tinubu joined other African leaders in high-level meetings on institutional reforms of the African Union; peace and security; specific thematic issues such as climate change, as well as modalities of participation and priorities of the continental body in the G20.

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On the margins of the summit, President Tinubu also attended an extraordinary summit of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS in his capacity as the Chairman of the regional body.

Ige Olugbenga is a fine-grained journalist. He loves the smell of a good lead and has a penchant for finding out something nobody else knows.

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