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President Buhari to attend 3rd Dakar Forum on Peace and Security in Africa

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President buhariPresident Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday depart Abuja for Dakar, Senegal, to attend the 3rd Dakar International Forum on Peace and Security in Africa slated for December 5th and 6th.

The president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, made the disclosure in a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday.

According to the statement, the forum will be convened by President Macky Sall of Senegal with support from the African Union to discuss security-related challenges on the continent.

It stated that the event would be attended by African leaders and representatives of regional and international organisations.

“President Buhari is scheduled to participate in the Panel of Heads of State on Tuesday. The President, who has identified improved security in Nigeria as a priority for development, shares the vision of the forum in finding lasting solutions to security challenges on the continent. Notably,  security challenges such as terrorism and violent extremism, piracy, drugs, child and human trafficking,” the statement said.

According to the statement, the Nigerian leader will use the occasion of his participation in the forum to continue his active engagement with political authorities on the need for enhanced security cooperation in the region.

The theme of the two-day Forum is, “Africa and its Security Challenges: Perspectives for Effective Solutions”.

4 Comments

  1. BiG Gee

    December 5, 2016 at 12:06 am

    MAKE DIS MAN GO TREAT HIMSELF, HIS EMACIATING STATURE IS EMBARASSING TO NIGERIANS.

  2. QUEENB

    December 5, 2016 at 3:33 am

    onye ije

  3. Naijababeii

    December 5, 2016 at 8:12 am

    jonny walker don startooooooooooooooooooooooo

  4. chigurl

    December 5, 2016 at 11:14 am

    Hmmm, fellow Nigerians please come 2019 don’t sell your vote based on sentiment, empty promises or free bag of rice!

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