Buhari will visit Ghana just before the APC's presidential primary.


Today, June 4, President Muhammadu Buhari will go for 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 political situation in Mali and elsewhere in the sub-region.

The statement was as follows:

"President Muhammadu Buhari will 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 today, Saturday, June 4 in Accra, Ghana.

"The summit, which will take place at Accra's Presidential Palace, also known as the Jubilee House, is anticipated to assess Mali's military junta's progress toward democratic rule. 

The situation in Burkina Faso and Guinea will also be discussed by the Heads of State. The President will be accompanied by Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Maj-Gen Babagana Monguno (rtd), National Security Adviser, Maj-Gen Babagana Monguno (rtd), and Amb. Ahmed Rufa'i Abubakar, Director-General, National Intelligence Agency (NIA).

"At the conclusion of the Summit, he will return to Abuja the same day."

Buhari's latest trip comes as the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) prepares to host its presidential primary elections.


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