The Preisency on Sunday said that President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday depart Abuja for Accra, Ghana to attend the country’s 61st Independence Anniversary celebrations holding at the Independence Square on Tuesday, March 6.
President Buhari is said to be the only foreign leader invited to the event as the Special Guest of Honour.
According to statement signed by the special adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina and made available to BusinessToday Newsonline said that Buhari apart from the host, President Nana Akufo-Addo is the only foreign guest scheduled to address the august gathering and he will reaffirm commitment to the bilaeral relationship between both countries.
“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”.
Other delegates eclxpected to depart with the President are: the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, and the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, will return to Abuja after the celebrations on Tuesday.