President Buhari will depart Abuja for Paris, today, May 16,2021, for a four-day official visit to attend African Fiance summit which will be focused on reviewing the African economy.
Following shocks from the coronavirus pandemic and getting relief due to increased debt burden on countries will be reviewed.
Accoridng to the statement released by Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, days the summit which is to be hosted by President Emmanuel Macron, will draw major stakeholders in the global Finace institutions and some Heads of Government, who will, collectively, discuss external funding and debt treatment for Africa, and private sector reforms.
Accoridng to Shehu, Presidnet Buhari will meet with the French president to discuss growing security threats in Sahel and Lake Chad Region, political relations, economics ties, climate change and partnership in buying the health sector, particularly in checking the spread of covid-19 with more research and vaccines.
“Before returning to Nigeria, president Buhari will receive som key players in the oil and gas sector, engineering and telecommunications,European council and Euproean Union representative for Foreign and security policy and commission, and members of the Nigerian community”.