Buhari departs Abuja for Accra, Tuesday

Buhari departs Abuja for Accra, Tuesday

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday depart Abuja for Accra to participate in the 3rd Extraordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the Gulf of Guinea Commission (GGC), convened by Ghana President Nana Akuffo-Ado.

Buhari is expected to speak at a high-level discussion on strategies for strengthening peace and security in the region’s fight against maritime-related crimes.

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This was revealed in a statement issued on Monday by Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity.

As the Assembly’s immediate past Chair, the Nigerian Head of States championed regional efforts, the Gulf of Guinea Commission (GGC), the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), and their partners to address and prevent piracy.

The president will be accompanied by Geoffrey Onyeama, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Major General Babagana Monguno (Rtd), the National Security Adviser (NSA), Ambassador Ahmed Rufai Abubakar, the Director General, National Intelligence Agency, (NIA), among other top government officials.

The president is expected to be back in the country after the event.

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