Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, announced on Saturday that the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has today departed Paris for South Africa to attend the Intra-African Trade Fair.
Adeshina's announcement was contained in a statement titled, ‘President Buhari Leaves Paris For Intra African Trade Fair In South Africa.’
The statement reads, “President Muhammadu Buhari will, Saturday, leave Paris for Durban, South Africa, at a special invitation by President Cyril Ramaphosa, to join other African leaders at the Official Opening Ceremony of the 2nd Intra-African Trade Fair 2021 which takes place on Monday.
“The event, holding from November 15 to November 21, is being convened by the African Export-Import Bank in collaboration with the African Union Commission and the African Continental Free Trade Area Secretariat.
“The President will be accompanied on the trip by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama; Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Adebayo; Director General, National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Abubakar; and the Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Export Promotion Council, Segun Awolowo.
“President Buhari is expected back in Nigeria on Tuesday, November 16.”