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President Buhari To Jet To Kenya, Ethiopia

January 26, 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Nigeria for a three-day state visit to Kenya on Wednesday.


According to a statement issued by President Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Femi Adesina, Mr. Buhari will attend a memorial service for Kenyan soldiers killed by Al-Shabab with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta.

After the memorial service, President Buhari is scheduled to meet with Mr. Kenyatta and other members of the Kenyan government at a Kenya-Nigeria Business forum in Nairobi.

The Nigerian Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Finance and Industry, and Trade and Investment are all expected to meet with Kenyan officials as well.

After his visit to Kenya, President Buhari will fly to Addis Ababa for the 26th Summit of African Union Heads of State and Government.  Mr. Buhari will return to Nigeria on January 31.