It was a gathering of the heads of states and government at the 22nd Summit of the African Union earlier today Thursday 30th January 2014 at the Addis, Ababa, Ethiopia.
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan as well as former Nigerian heads of states Olusegun Obasanjo and Abdulsalami Abubakar, were present.
The AU had earlier declared 2014 as The Year of Agriculture and Food Security in Africa. The event is themed “Transforming Africa’s Agriculture: Harnessing Opportunities for Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development”.
GEJ as well as the participating heads of states and government launched the year of agriculture which coincides with the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the Comprehensive Africa Agricultural Development Programme.
GEJ is expected to arrive in Nigeria on Friday after the summit has been concluded.
GEJ meets with ministers on arrival at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
At the 22nd Summit of African Union Heads of State and Government