President Muhammadu Buhari will Monday depart Nigeria for Niger Republic.
President Buhari will be traveling to Niamey, Niger republic to participate in the 57th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government.
Garba Shehu, Buhari’s Spokesman disclosed this in a statement made available to DAILY POST on Sunday.
Buhari is expected to participate in a “one-day summit will deliberate on the Special Report on COVID-19 to be presented by President Buhari who was appointed the ECOWAS Champion on the Fight against COVID-19 during the Extraordinary Virtual Summit of ECOWAS on April 23, 2020.
As a Champion, the Nigerian leader was expected to coordinate the sub-regional response against the pandemic. In furtherance of that objective, under the supervision of the Champion, Nigerian Ministers of Health, Aviation and Finance were appointed Chairpersons of the Ministerial Coordination Committees on Health; Transport, Logistics and Trade; and Finance respectively.”