Buhari departs for five-day trip to Ethiopia

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President Muhammadu Buhari is headed to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to attend the 33rd Ordinary Session of Heads of State and Government of the African Union.

This was disclosed in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu,

He said the President will also attend other events before and after the AU Summit, scheduled for February 9 and 10.

He said, “President Buhari will join leaders from the 55-member countries of the African Union to participate in the summit with the theme, Silencing the Guns: Creating Conducive Conditions for Africa’s Development.

“The President will attend the 29th Forum of Heads of State and Government of participating states of the African Peer Review Mechanism and the 27th Session of New Partnership for Africa’s Development Heads of State and Government Orientation Committee. The meetings will precede the 33rd Ordinary Session of the Assembly.