Buhari Jets Out To Burkina Faso Saturday For ECOWAS Counter-terrorism Summit


President Muhammadu Buhari will skip Abuja on Saturday to attend a one-day Economic Community of West African States Heads of State and Government Extraordinary Summit on Counter-Terrorism in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to a President, Mr Femi Adesina, done a avowal in a matter in Abuja on Friday.

Given a flourishing hazard of terrorism in a sub-region, a West African leaders had called for a assembly to examination opposite initiatives taken so distant and redefine a priority involvement areas for a containment of a worrisome attacks in a region.

Adesina suggested that a preference to assemble a limit was reached during a 55th Ordinary Session of a ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government in Abuja on Jun 29, 2019.

He pronounced “In Ouagadougou, ECOWAS leaders are approaching to adopt a priority movement devise on counter-terrorism and put in place a resource to guard a doing of a measures adopted towards ensuring durability assent in a sub-region,”

President Buhari would be accompanied by Abubakar Bello, Dapo Abiodun and Okezie Ikpeazu – governors of Niger, Ogun and Abia states respectively.

Other members on a environment embody a Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi, National Security Adviser, Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno (retd) and Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, Amb. Ahmed Abubakar.