President Buhari departs for EU-AU summit. Photo: State House

President Muhammadu Buhari has left the State House for the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, on his way to Cote d’Ivoire to participate in the 5th European Union-African Union (EU-AU) Summit.

The President and Bola Ahmed Tinunu. Photo: State House
Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi, Governor Udom Emmanuel, The President and Bola Tinubu

The President will participate in working sessions on the Summit theme: “Investing in the Youth for a Sustainable Development,” and on the margins of the Summit, meet with a number of African Heads of State and their European Union counterparts.

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Femi Adesina, the Special Assistant to Buhari on Media and Publicity in a release on Monday, said President Buhari will use the occasion of the Summit to reiterate Nigeria’s readiness to work with African and European countries to address the challenges affecting both continents, such as peace and security.