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Buhari attends AU summit in Addis Ababa

By Terhemba Daka, Abuja
07 February 2020   |   3:50 am
President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja today for the 33rd Ordinary Session of Heads of State and Governments of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja today for the 33rd Ordinary Session of Heads of State and Governments of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

A statement issued by Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu yesterday said, the President will join leaders from the 55-member countries of the AU to participate in the summit with the theme, “Silencing the Guns: Creating Conducive Conditions for Africa’s Development.”

It added that the President would attend the 29th Forum of Heads of State and Governments of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) and the 27th Session of New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Heads of State and Governments Orientation Committee (AUDA-NEPAD). The meetings will precede the 33rd Ordinary Session of the Assembly.He returns to the country on Wednesday, February 12, 2020.