President Muhammadu Buhari is set to leave Abuja on Thursday for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where he will join other African leaders for the 36th Ordinary Session of the African Union, AU Summit.
President Buhari is set to take part in a series of high-level meetings focusing on key global issues. These include discussions on peace and security, climate change, and the political climate in a number of West African nations.
Scheduled to be chaired by the President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, the Peace and Security Council (PSC) is a meeting of Heads of State and Government on the situation in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (AUPSC High Level AU). While the meeting of the Committee of the Heads of State and Government on Climate Change (CAHOSCC), is currently being chaired by the President of Niger Republic, Mohamed Bazoum.
President Buhari will also be attending the summit of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on the sidelines of the African Union (AU) annual meetings. The summit will also take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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The events will bring together high-ranking officials and leaders from around the world to discuss the most pressing issues facing the international community. The meetings are expected to cover a wide range of topics and could have significant implications for the future of global diplomacy and cooperation.
According to official sources, the President will be accompanied by several Ministers and other top government officials, adding that he is expected to be back in the country by February 20.