No Time To Rest And Eat, As Nigeria’s Very Busy President, Muhammadu Buhari, Jets Out After Several Hours Of Brain Storming Meetings

By Post Nigeria October 18, 2017 12:21

No Time To Rest And Eat, As Nigeria’s Very Busy President, Muhammadu Buhari, Jets Out After Several Hours Of Brain Storming Meetings

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, has jetted out to Turkey, after presiding over the Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

A statement by the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, on Tuesday, said Buhari would participate in the ninth D-8 Summit in Istanbul, Turkey, on Oct. 20.

Adesina said prior to the Summit, Buhari at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, would be on a working visit to Ankara, the Turkish capital.

He noted that the President would during the visit have a private discussion with his Turkish counterpart, while delegations from both countries would hold discussions in various fields, including defence cooperation, security, educational, and migration issues.

According to the Presidential Aide, the Nigerian Leader will also visit the Grand National Assembly of the Republic of Turkey in Ankara, where he will meet with the Turkish Speaker, Ismail Kahraman.

Adesina said Buhari would also use the occasion to bolster warm and growing ties across a broad range of areas of cooperation with Leaders of the D8-member countries.

The D8-member countries include: Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Pakistan, and Turkey.

 

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