Today, June 4, President Muhammadu Buhari will go on his third international trip in eight days.
Buhari will fly to Ghana for the Extraordinary Summit of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, according to presidential spokesperson Femi Adesina.
The political leaders will discuss the current political scenario in Mali and the rest of the sub-region.
The statement read;
“President Muhammadu Buhari will today Saturday, June 4 in Accra, Ghana attend an Extraordinary Summit of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government on the political situation in Mali and other parts of the sub-region.
“The Summit which will hold at the Presidential Palace, Accra, also known as the Jubilee House, is expected to review progress made by Mali’s military junta on the return of the country to democratic rule.
“The Heads of State will also review the situation in the Republics of Burkina Faso and Guinea.
“The President will be accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, National Security Adviser, Maj-Gen Babagana Monguno (rtd) and Director-General, National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Amb. Ahmed Rufa’i Abubakar.
“He will return to Abuja same day at the end of the Summit.”
Buhari’s latest trip is coming at a time the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is planning to hold its presidential primaries.