Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja met
with the Liberian President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, behind closed doors.
The visiting Liberian president would brief President Buhari
on sub-regional security challenges ahead of the 3rd Dakar International Forum
on Peace and Security in Africa slated for Dec. 5 and Dec. 6.
President Buhari is expected to leave Abuja later today for
the forum in Dakar, Senegal.
Sirleaf, who is the current Chairperson of the Authority of
Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community Of West African States
(ECOWAS), is expected to brief President Buhari on efforts made to curb
terrorism in the sub-region.
Also read: Liberian President meets Buhari in Abuja
The two leaders may also discuss other issues bordering on
sub-regional integration and bilateral trade.
The Liberian President, who arrived Abuja on Sunday on a
two-day official visit to Nigeria, visited the ECOWAS Commission in Abuja on
the same day
The ECOWAS chairperson also held closed door meetings with
the President of the commission, Mr Marcel de Souza, former President Olusegun
Obasanjo, and senior officials of the commission.
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