President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Abuja for N’Djamena on Monday, August 8, 2016, to attend the inauguration of President Idriss Deby of Chad.
This information is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity.
The statement said President Buhari would be joining other Heads of State and Government for the ceremony.
It added that the President would be accompanied on the one-day trip by Abdullahi Ganduje and Kashim Shettima, governors of Kano and Borno states respectively.
According to the statement, the President’s delegation will also include Sen. Baba Kaka Garba, Hon. Tahir Monguno, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama and the National Security Adviser, Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd).
“The President will return to Abuja after the inauguration,’’ the statement said.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that President Deby won the presidential election in his country in April.