- President Muhammadu Buhari will be away from Nigeria for at least two days to attend a conference in Abidjan, Ivory Coast
- The conference will be held Organized by the UN and scheduled to be attended by world leaders and heads of state
- The conference will look at the future of the country, with a special focus on desertification, drought, degradation, and restoration
President Muhammadu Buhari left Aso Rock Villa on Sunday May 8 for Abidjan, Ivory Coast to attend a conference organized by the United Nations (UN) on the country’s future on desertification, drought, degradation, rights and recovery
In a statement released Sunday by the presidency, it was along that the issues raised at the conference and agreements reached on the Verb improvement in the national and global economy.
The statement, also seen This Day, reads in part:
“President Buhari, who died on May 9th-10th, 2022, will attend a summit of heads of state and government, meets with world leaders at the Sofitel Hotel for the 15th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP15) to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification ( UNCCD) with the theme “Country. Life. Legacy: From Lack of Prosperity.
“President Buhari, who is also President of the Great Green Wall in Africa, will be joined by Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama, Environment Minister Mohammed H Abdullahi, Agriculture Minister, Dr. Mahmoud Mohammed, and Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman H. Adamu.
“Also, the President’s team for Abidjan includes National Security Adviser, Maj Gen Mohammed Monguno , Director General, National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ahmed Rufai Abubakar and Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission , Abike Dabiri-Erewa…”
Amid the Russo-Ukrainian war, Buhari leaves Nigeria for Europe
Meanwhile, President Buhari continues On Saturday, On February 26, he arrived in Paris, Franc, for a two-week official visit.
Buhari’s plane landed at Le Bourget Airport at 19:45 on Saturday evening.< /p>
Within the two-week deadline, the President is expected to attend the three-day Paris Peace Forum (PPF) to be held Friday, March 11-13.
He would consult with the French government on mutual Int Things like deepening economic ties, improving partnerships in security, education, health and the risks posed by COVID-19 speak to the global economy.