Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Buhari jets off to Kenya for Business Forum

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Abuja this morning for Nairobi, Kenya on a three-day official visit. 

He would equally leave the country on Friday for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the summit of African Union leaders.

The president is  accompanied to Kenya by the Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Finance, and Industry, Trade and Investment.

Upon his arrival in Nairobi, the President would alongside his host, President Uhuru Kenyatta and other dignitaries participate in the memorial service for Kenyan fallen soldiers who were killed by Al-Shabaab in Somalia on January 15.

At the end of the memorial service in Eldoret, President Buhari would proceed to Nairobi for bilateral talks on Thursday with Kenyan Government officials led by President Kenyatta.

Together with his host, president Buhari would preside over a Kenya-Nigeria Business Forum in Nairobi.

At the conclusion of his visit to Kenya on Friday, President Buhari would travel to Addis Ababa for the 26th Summit of African Union Heads of State and Government.

He is expected to participate in  a meeting of the African Union’s Peace and Security Council before returning to Abuja on Sunday.

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