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Buhari Back in Abuja after Attending EU-AU Summit in Belgium

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday returned to Abuja after a three-day visit to Brussels, the capital of Belgium to attend the sixth EU-Africa Summit.

The president, whose official aircraft, Nigeria Air Force 1, touched down at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, at about 5:25p.m. was received on arrival by some senior members of the administration as well as heads of security and law enforcement agencies.

Buhari Back in Abuja after Attending EU-AU Summit in Belgium
Those who received the President on arrival at the airport were his Chief of Staff, Professor Ibrahim Gambari; Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Mohammed Musa Bello; and the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba.

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President Buhari departed Nigeria on Wednesday, February 16, to join other African and European leaders to discuss issues of mutual concerns to both continents, including financing for sustainable and inclusive growth; climate change and energy transition, digital and transport (connectivity and infrastructure); peace, security and governance; and private sector support and economic integration.

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Others issues discussed at the Summit included education, culture and vocational training, migration and mobility; agriculture and sustainable development and health systems and vaccine production.

The president also used the opportunity to attend some bilateral engagements with regards to various issues of interest to Nigeria.

He was accompanied on the trip by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Geoffrey Onyeama; Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire; Minister of State for the Environment, Sharon Ikeazor.

The National Security Adviser, Maj.Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd); Director General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ahmed Rufai Abubakar and the Chief Executive Officer of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa were also part of the entourage.

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