Buhari travels to Ghana for Emergency ECOWAS Summit

Buhari leaves for Mali on peace mission
President Muhammadu Buhari

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru

President Muhammadu Buhari is predicted to depart Abuja on Sunday for Accra, Ghana to attend an emergency Extraordinary Summit of ECOWAS, convened to debate current political developments in Mali.

An announcement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina defined that the assembly was on the occasion of the Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS and President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo.

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Adesina stated previous to the Extraordinary Summit, the President had met with the Special Envoy and ECOWAS mediator in Mali, former President Goodluck Jonathan, who briefed him on the newest developments within the nation following his assembly with key political actors within the West African nation.

The assertion stated, “As the situation in Mali continues to evolve, Nigeria had condemned the May 24 military coup, the subsequent detention of the president and prime minister by soldiers, and called for the immediate and unconditional release of all civilian officials detained.”

President Buhari will probably be accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Defence, Maj. Gen. Bashir Salihi Magashi (retd), Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Richard Adebayo, and Director-General of National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ahmed Rufai Abubakar.

He is predicted again in Abuja on the finish of the one-day Summit.

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