President Buhari heads to Egypt ahead of Aswan Forum

Faizah Kamal 10-Dec-2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed from Abuja for Aswan, Egypt to attend the Aswan Forum designed to set “An Agenda for Sustainable Peace and Development in Africa.”

Buhari was accompanied on the trip by governors Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa, Godwin Obaseki of Edo and Mai Mala Buni of Yobe.

They departed for Egypt at approximately 2:00 p.m. from the presidential wing of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, according to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

This forum is an initiative to address the interconnections between peace and development in Africa whilst promoting Africa-led solutions through strengthening policies and practices. The forum will be held from Dec. 11 to Dec. 12.