L-R: President Francois Hollande, fmr Pres Olusegun Obasanjo, and President Muhammadu Buhari at the 2nd Regional Security Summit in Abuja today
The second Regional Security Summit which held in Transcorp Hilton Abuja had in attendance Heads of States of France (Francois Hollande), Benin, (Patrice Talon), Cameroon (Paul Biya), Chad (Idriss Deby), Niger (Mahamadou Issoufou), Togo (Faure Gnassingbé), among others.
US Deputy of Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken, and UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Philip Hammond were also in attendance. Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo was also present at the summit.
The Summit was aimed at enhancing the operations of troops against the Boko Haram Terrorists, developing and implementing an action plan for the infrastructural development of those affected by the terrorists, and rededicating efforts towards the rescue of the abducted Chibok girls.
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PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI (R) WELCOMING PRESIDENT FRANCOIS HOLLANDE OF FRANCE AT THE PRESIDENTIAL VILLA ABUJA ON SATURDAY (14/5/16). 3557/14/5/2016/ICE/JAU/NAN
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI (2ND R), INTRODUCING MEMBERS OF HIS CABINET TO THE VISITING FRENCH PRESIDENT, FRANCOIS HOLLANDE (R) AT THE PRESIDENTIAL VILLA ABUJA ON SATURDAY (14/5/16) 3558/14/5/2016/ICE/JAU/NAN
President Buhari receives in State Visit French President Francois Hollande in Statehouse on May 14th 2016
FROM LEFT: PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI; PRESIDENT PATRICE TALON OF BENIN REPUBLIC; PRESIDENT IDRISS DEBY OF CHAD; PRESIDENT MAHAMADOU ISSOUFOU OF NIGER AND PRESIDENT FAURE GNASSINGBÉ OF TOGO, AT THE 2ND REGIONAL SECURITY SUMMIT IN ABUJA ON SATURDAY (14/5/16). 3559/14/5/2016/JAU/NAN
FROM LEFT: PRESIDENT PAUL BIYA OF CAMEROON; PRESIDENT HOLLANDE OF FRANCE AND PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI, AT THE 2ND REGIONAL SECURITY SUMMIT IN ABUJA ON SATURDAY (14/5/16). 3560/14/5/2016/JAU/NAN
PIC.5. GOV. NASIR EL-RUFAI OF KADUNA; FORMER PRESIDENT OLUSEGUN OBASANJO AND PRESIDENT OF AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK, DR AKINWUMI ADESINA, AT THE 2ND REGIONAL SECURITY SUMMIT IN ABUJA ON SATURDAY (14/5/16) 3561/14/5/2016/JAU/NAN
President Muhammadu Buhari and UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs,Philip Hammond
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