Buhari Departs For OIC Summit In Saudi Arabia
President Muhammadu Buhari about to fly (Twitter)/ FILE IMAGE

President Muhammadu Buhari travels to Makkah, Saudi Arabia, on Thursday to attend the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Summit, Concise News report.

Buhari’s media aide Garba Shehu said, “According to the OIC secretariat, the summit to be convened under the theme, “Makkah al-Mukarramah Summit: Hand in Hand toward the Future,” seeks to develop a unified stance on events in the Islamic world.

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“President Buhari is expected to address the forum and underscore the need for member countries to unite and work together to combat common challenges such as terrorism and violent extremism.

“The President will also push forward themes that have been at the forefront of his domestic and international priorities, including reviving the Lake Chad Basin, investing in Nigeria to create jobs and financing for development.

“On the margins of the summit, the Nigerian leader will hold bilateral meetings with world leaders to promote increased cooperation and collaboration on issues of mutual concern.”

Buhari is expected back in Nigeria on June 2nd.