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Buhari jets out to Kenya, Ethiopia 

*Leaves Nairobi for Addis Ababa, Friday, for African Union leaders summit

By Levinus Nwabughiogu

ABUJA – President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Abuja, Wednesday morning, for Nairobi, Kenya on a three-day visit.

He would equally leave the country on Friday for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the summit of African Union leaders.

Buhari as he departs Abuja for Nairobi, Wednesday morning. Photo: Bayo Omoboriowo

The president was accompanied to Kenya by the Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Finance and Industry, Trade and Investment.

Upon his arrival in Nairobi, the President would alongside his host, President Uhuru Kenyatta and other dignitaries participate in the memorial service for Kenyan fallen soldiers who were killed by Al-Shabaab in Somalia on January 15.

At the end of the memorial service in Eldoret, President Buhari would proceed to Nairobi for bilateral talks on Thursday with Kenyan Government officials led by President Kenyatta.

Buhari at the Preisedntial wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Abuja on his way to Nairobi Kenya. Photo: Bayo Omoboriowo
Buhari at the Preisedntial wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Abuja on his way to Nairobi,  Kenya. Photo: Bayo Omoboriowo

President Buhari  with his host would preside over a Kenya-Nigeria Business Forum in Nairobi.

At the end of his visit to Kenya on Friday, President Buhari would travel to Addis Ababa for the 26th Summit of African Union Heads of State and Government.

He is expected to participate in  a meeting of the African Union’s Peace and Security Council before returning to Abuja on Sunday.

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