President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Abuja on Tuesday to join European and other African leaders as well as heads of multilateral organisations at the 6th European Union-African Union Summit in Brussels, Belgium.
This is contained in a statement signed by Malam Garba Shehu Senior Special Assistant to the President Media & Publicity.
The statement said, the Summit which will holds between February 17 – 18, 2022, will have the participants deliberate on themes currently affecting the world.
It said the areas of discussion during the summit include, Financing for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth; Climate Change and Energy Transition, Digital and Transport (Connectivity and Infrastructure); Peace, Security and Governance; and Private Sector Support and Economic Integration.
Others are, Education, Culture and Vocational Training, Migration and Mobility; Agriculture and Sustainable Development and Health Systems and Vaccine Production.
The statement added that, the Nigerian leader will use the opportunity of the meeting to have other bilateral engagements.
According to the statement the President was accompanied on the trip by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, Minister of State for the Environment, Sharon Ikeazor.
The National Security Adviser, Maj.Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd), Director General of the National Intelligence Agency , Amb. Ahmed Rufai Abubakar and the Chief Executive Officer of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa were part of the entourage.
President Buhari is expected back in the country on Saturday.