Buhari to Attend Chadian President's Inauguration

August 7, 2016, 4:11 pm

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday, August 8, 2016, in N'Djamena, join other Heads of State and Government for the inauguration ceremony of President Idriss Deby Itno of Chad. 

Deby won the presidential elections in his country in April.  

Presidential Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, said Buhari would be accompanied on the one-day trip by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State and Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State. 

Adesina said the president's delegation would also include Sen. Baba Kaka Garba, Hon. Mohammed Tahir Monguno, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama and the National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (rtd).

The president will return to Abuja after the inauguration. 

Buhari has not embarked on international assignments since he returned from the United Kingdom on medicals.

His deputy, Professor Yemi Osinbajo had been doing the shuttle for international engagements.


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