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Jonathan to meet Nigerians in Guinea-Bissau

08 November 2013, 10:37

Abuja - The Presidency outlines the itinerary of President Goodluck Jonathan, who on Friday was expected to embark on a two-day diplomatic visit to the Guinea-Bissau and Gambia.

“President Jonathan will, in continuation of his duties as Chairperson of the ECOWAS Contact Group on Guinea-Bissau, first fly to the country to meet with the Armed Forces of Guinea-Bissau and visit the Nigerian contingent to the ECOWAS Mission in Guinea-Bissau at Camp Bras, Bissau,” his spokesman, Reuben Abati said.

He said the President was also scheduled to participate in a programme at the National People’s Assembly and meet Nigerians resident in Guinea-Bissau before leaving the country on Friday evening for Banjul where he will confer with President Yahya Jammeh on bilateral and multilateral issues.

Abati added the Minister of Information and Supervising Minister of Defence, Labaran Maku, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed and the Minister of State (Foreign Affairs), Dr. Nurudeen Mohammed would accompany the President.

– CAJ News


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