Abuja - President Goodluck Jonathan has cut short his trip to African Union (AU) summit holding in Equatorial Guinea after 21 people were killed in an Abuja shopping mall explosion, Premium Times reports.
Jonathan left Abuja with the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Aminu Wali, the Minister of Agriculture, Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, the Minister of Industries, Trade and Investment, Dr Olusegun Aganga, the Minister of Water Resources, Sarah Ochekpe and the Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu on Wednesday.
Presidential spokesperson, Reuben Abati said the president and his entourage received the news of the bomb blast as they were arriving at their hotel in Malabo, the Equatorial Guinean capital and he is planning to return on Thursday.
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