Buhari arrives London today for summit, rescheduled check-up

July 26, 2021
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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), left Abuja on Monday for London to see his doctors and participate in the Global Education Summit on Financing Global Partnership for Education 2021-2025.

This was contained in a statement by the President’s media adviser, Femi Adesina, titled, ‘President Buhari attends global education summit in London,’ on Monday.

The statement reads partly, “President Muhammadu Buhari will today, Monday July 26, 2021, travel to the United Kingdom to participate in the Global Education Summit on Financing Global Partnership for Education 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.”

Adesina added after the summit, the “President will spend a few days for an earlier scheduled medical check-up. He is due back by second week of August, 2021.”

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of State Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno (retd.) and Director General of National Intelligence Agency, Amb. Ahmed Rufai Abubakar, were expected to accompany Buhari.

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