Buhari jets to France from Abuja with 3 governors for Paris Peace Forum


President Muhammadu Buhari has left Abuja, on Friday, 9th November, 2018, to join other world leaders in France for the Paris Peace Forum.

The President will join other world leaders to discuss contributions towards global peace.

According to a statement from the Presidency, Buhari will join the United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, and other world leaders in discussing contributions towards global peace while underscoring the imperative of collective action.

Buhari, according to the statement, will be accompanied on the trip by three state governors and other top government officials.

They include Aminu Masari (Katsina); Willie Obiano (Anambra) and Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti).

Others include the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama; the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami; the National Security Adviser, Maj-Gen. Babagana Monguno (retd.; and the Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Abubakar.

The forum is a first of its kind that will take place between November 11 and November 13. It is organised by the French government and a number of non-governmental organizations, and is based on the idea that international cooperation is key to tackling global challenges and ensuring durable peace.


Compiled by:

Marvellous T. OJO

For EveAfrique Magazine




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