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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), on Sunday, departed the country to team up with some other Heads of Government for a four-day summit in France.

WUZPNIGERIA reported that the Buhari would be honouring an invitation by President Emmanuel Macron of France who would be hosting the “African Finance Summit” in Paris.

The Summit will focus on reviewing the African economy, following shocks from the coronavirus pandemic, and getting relief, especially from increased debt burden on countries.

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Buhari is expected to engage Macron on the “growing security threats in Sahel and Lake Chad region, political relations, economic ties, climate change and partnership in buoying the health sector, particularly in checking spread of Covid-19, with more research and vaccines,” according to the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the president, Garba Shehu.

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There would also be a discussion on external funding and debt treatment for Africa, and private sector reforms, which would include other Heads of Government.

“During the visit, President Buhari will meet with the French President to discuss growing security threats in Sahel and Lake Chad region, political relations, economic ties, climate change and partnership in buoying the health sector, particularly in checking spread of Covid-19, with more research and vaccines,” Shehu added.

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However, before returning to Nigeria, “Buhari will receive some key players in the oil and gas sector, engineering and telecommunications, European Council and European Union Representative for Foreign and Security Policy and Commission, and members of the Nigerian community,” he noted.

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Buhari France

Buhari France



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