Lagos - President Goodluck Jonathan is set to leave Abuja today for the 47th Ordinary Session of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Authority of Heads of State and Government.
The event is scheduled for Ghana.
It will most probably be his last international assignment on behalf of the country before he hands power over to Muhammadu Buhari on May 29.
The Presidency, in a statement, said Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Aminu Wali, House of Representatives Majority Leader, Mulikat Akande, and some of Jonathan’s principal aides will accompany the head of state.
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The delegation is expected back in Abuja at the conclusion of the one-day summit.
Meanwhile, the summit in Ghana coincides with the 40th anniversary of ECOWAS, the regional bloc.
It will receive reports on the current situation in Burkina Faso and Guinea Bissau and deliberate on issues of democratic consolidation and regional peace and stability.
- CAJ News