Two days to the National Convention of the ruling All Progressive Congress, (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari, departed the country together with his wife, the First Lady, Aisha on Thursday.
The President’s Chopper lifted off from the State House helipad at 03:30 pm on Thursday for the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport.
In a Statement titled ‘President Buhari attends AU Extra-ordinary summit in Malabo’, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Garba Shehu said President Buhari will join other Heads of State and Government in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, to deliberate on Humanitarian Challenges, Hopes and Challenges in Africa.
The president will also participate in the adoption of the Assembly Declaration on Humanitarian Summit and pledging conference.
The summit which will focus on Humanitarian Challenges in Africa, with related issues on migration, refugees, returnees and Internally Displaced Persons, Spans for three-days, May 26th-28th.
On security and governance, the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union will take a united position, and reach agreements on new approaches to stem the tide surrounding Terrorism and Unconstitutional Change of Government.
The session will also focus on regional security amid climate change, outbreak of small pox and famine.