Buhari departs Abuja for Commonwealth meeting in Rwanda

President Muhammadu Buhari

PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI IS SET TO DEPART ABUJA THIS WEDNESDAY, FOR KIGALI, RWANDA, TO ATTEND THE 26TH COMMONWEALTH HEADS OF GOVERNMENT MEETING, TAKING PLACE FROM JUNE 20 TO 26, 2022.
AT CHOGM 2022, THE PRESIDENT WILL JOIN OTHER LEADERS TO PARTICIPATE IN DISCUSSIONS FOCUSED ON THE PROGRESS AND PROSPERITY OF THE MORE THAN 2 BILLION PEOPLE LIVING IN THE 54 INDEPENDENT COUNTRIES IN AFRICA, ASIA, THE AMERICAS, EUROPE AND THE PACIFIC THAT MAKE UP THE COMMONWEALTH.
ACCORDING TO A STATEMENT BY HIS SPOKESMAN, FEMI ADESINA, BUHARI WILL ATTEND THE OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY ON JUNE 24, FOLLOWED BY HIGH-LEVEL MEETINGS OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT ON FRIDAY 24 AND SATURDAY 25 JUNE.
THE PRESIDENT WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, GEOFFREY ONYEAMA; THE MINISTER OF FINANCE, BUDGET AND NATIONAL PLANNING, ZAINAB AHMED; THE MINISTER OF HEALTH, OSAGIE EHANIRE; THE MINISTER OF ENVIRONMENT, MOHAMMED ABDULLAHI AND THE MINISTER OF COMMUNICATIONS AND DIGITAL ECONOMY, ISA ALI PANTAMI.