Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Abuja on Wednesday on a five-day state visit to Kenya and Ethiopia
A statement issued by the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Frmi Adesina, said Buhari on arrival in Kenya will join his host, President Uhuru Kenyatta and other dignitaries at a memorial service for Kenyan soldiers killed by Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia on January 15.
After the memorial service in Eldoret, President Buhari will proceed to Nairobi for bilateral talks on Thursday with Kenyan Government officials led by President Kenyatta.
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Before the conclusion of his visit, President Buhari and President Kenyatta will jointly preside over a Kenya-Nigeria Business Forum in Nairobi.
The President’s entourage to Kenya will include the Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Finance, and Industry, Trade and Investment.
At the conclusion of his visit to Kenya on Friday, President Buhari will move straight to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the 26th Summit of African Union Heads of State and Government.
He will also participate in a meeting of AU’s Peace and Security Council before returning to Abuja on January 31.
- News 24