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Jonathan leaves for AU Summit

25 June 2014, 20:09

Lagos - President Goodluck Jonathan has left Abuja for Malabo, Equatorial Guinea to participate in the 23rd Ordinary Session of the
African Union's Summit of Heads of State and Government.

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, are accompanying him.

The delegation is expected back in Abuja at the conclusion of the Summit on Friday.

In keeping with the African Union's declaration of 2014 as the Year of Agriculture and Food Security, discussions at the summit will, among other things, focus on the evolution and implementation of fresh strategies and measures to improve agricultural production and food security in the continent.

President Jonathan and other African leaders participating in the Summit will also deliberate on the appointment of Judges of the African Court of Justice, the appointment of Judges of the African Human Rights Court of Justice and the appointment of the President and Vice President of the
Pan-African University.

The African Heads of State and Government will also consider and adopt the decisions and recommendations of the 25th Regular Session of the African Union's Executive Board and the Declarations of the 23rd Ordinary Session of the Conference of the Union.

- CAJ News


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