President Buhari to attend EU-AU Abidjan summit

Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The Nigerian Presidency on Monday announced that President Muhammadu Buhari will attend the 5th European Union-African Union (EU-AU) Summit in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, on November 28-29, 2017.

A statement by Presidential Spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, said that President Buhari will participate in working sessions on the Summit theme: “Investing in the Youth for a Sustainable Development.”

He will also meet with a number of African Heads of State and their European Union counterparts to reiterate Nigeria’s readiness to work with African and European countries to address the challenges affecting both continents, such as peace and security.

According to the organizers, 83 Heads of State representing 55 African countries and 28 European countries are slated to attend the meeting.

Delegations from partner countries, the African Union Commission, the European Union Commission, regional and international organizations, will also participate in the Summit.
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