Buhari, Mongono, Onyeama, Others Depart Nigeria For Bissau On Thursday

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday depart Abuja for Bissau to attend ceremonies celebrating the National Day of the Republic of Guinea Bissau.

The President will join the Heads of State and Government of Senegal, Cote d’ Ivoire, Rwanda, Mauritania, Togo and Liberia to mark the country’s 47th independence anniversary on Thursday, September 24.

In Bissau, President Buhari will also commission a road named in his honour by the host government.

According to Femi Adesina, his spokesman, the Nigerian leader and other invited Heads of State will attend an official lunch hosted by President Umaro Sissoco Embaló of Guinea Bissau.

The President will be accompanied by top government officials including the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, the Minister of Defence, Major-General Bashir Salihi Magashi (Rtd), the National Security Adviser, Major-General Babagana Monguno (Rtd) and the Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Rufai Abubakar, President Buhari will return to Abuja at the end of the ceremonies on Thursday.

 

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