BREAKING; President Buhari, four Ministers jet out to Brussels
President Muhammadu Buhari is travelling today to join European and other African leaders at the 6th European Union-African Union Summit in Brussels, Belgium.
The President will be joined on the trip by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Geoffrey Onyeama; Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire; Minister of State for the Environment, Sharon Ikeazor.
The National Security Adviser, Maj.Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd); Director General of the National Intelligence Agency , Amb. Ahmed Rufai Abubakar; and the Chief Executive Officer of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa will also be part of the entourage.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu in a statement issued on Tuesday said the Summit which holds on February 17 and 18, 2022 will have the participants deliberate on themes currently affecting the world.
He said such areas of discussion include: Financing for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth; Climate Change and Energy Transition, Digital and Transport (Connectivity and Infrastructure); Peace, Security and Governance; and Private Sector Support and Economic Integration.
Others topics of discussion according to him, are; Education, Culture and Vocational Training, Migration and Mobility; Agriculture and Sustainable Development and Health Systems and Vaccine Production.
Shehu said the President will use the opportunity of the meeting to have other bilateral engagements.
President Buhari is expected back in the country on Saturday.