President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari will be leaving the country on Monday to attend the 59th Proclamation of the Republic of Niger.
Buhari will be accompanied on the trip by Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state, Aminu Masari of Katsina and Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe state.
This was revealed in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu on Sunday. It read;
“Pres @MBuhari will tomorrow attend the 59th Proclamation of Republic of Niger Ceremony in Tahoua, Niger.
The President will participate alongside Presidents of Mali, Burkina Faso, Chad, Mauritania & Niger.After the ceremony, the Nigerian leader will hold bilateral meetings with some of his counterparts before returning to Abuja same day.
President Buhari will be accompanied on the trip by Governors Aminu Masari, Ibrahim Gaidam and Kashim Shettima of Katsina, Yobe and Borno States respectively”.