Buhari travels to Ghana Monday for 61st Independence anniversary


President Muhammadu Buhari will Monday depart for Accra, Ghana to attend the country’s 61st Independence Anniversary celebrations holding at the Independence Square on Tuesday, March 6.

According to the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, Buhari is the only foreign leader invited to the historic event as the Special Guest of Honour. Similarly, other than his host, President Nana Akufo-Addo, the Nigerian leader is the only foreign guest scheduled to address the august gathering.

President Buhari will use the unique opportunity to reaffirm the long-standing warm relations between the peoples and governments of both brotherly nations.

He will also underscore Nigeria’s commitment to strengthening the bilateral ties in furtherance of democracy, good governance and overall development not only in the West African sub-region, but also the African continent.

The President and his delegation which includes, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, and the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, will return to Abuja after the celebrations on Tuesday.

In the related development, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has arrived Ghana and according to him, he has been billed to address the country’s parliament as the country celebrates an uncommon 25 years of uninterrupted parliamentary democracy.

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