Nigerian President in London on official, medical engagements

President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari is in London, the United Kingdom (UK), for the Global Education Summit on Financing Global Partnership for Education (GPE) 2021-2025.

The summit started on Monday July 26, 2021.

While in the city, the President will hold bilateral talks with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as well as stay a few days after the event to see his doctors for an earlier scheduled medical check-up.

A statement on July 26, 2021 in Abuja by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said President Buhari is expected back in Nigeria in the second week of August.

“President Buhari will, on July 26, 2021, travel to the UK to participate in the Global Education Summit on Financing Global Partnership for Education (GPE) 2021-2025.

“The summit, which will be co-hosted by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, and the President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, will bring together Heads of State and Government as well as stakeholders and youth leaders, and provide a platform for partners to chart a way forward towards transforming education systems in partner countries through exchange of best practices.

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“The President will be accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama; Minister of State Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba; National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno (retd.) and Director General of National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ahmed Rufai Abubakar,” the statement said.

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