BREAKING: Buhari departs Abuja on Monday for the London Education Summit, where he will meet with doctors for a check-up.
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari will fly to the United Kingdom on Monday to attend the Global Education Summit on Financing the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) 2021-2025, which will take place in London.
After the summit, the President will see his doctors for a medical check-up.
Chief Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, said as much in a statement released Monday morning.
“The Summit, which will be co-hosted by Prime Minister Boris Johnson of the United Kingdom and President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, will bring together Heads of State and Government, as well as stakeholders and youth leaders, and provide a platform for partners to chart a way forward towards transforming education systems in partner countries, through the exchange of ideas,” according to the statement.
“It will also provide leaders with the opportunity to make 5-year commitments to assist GPE’s mission to reform education systems in up to 90 nations and territories.
“A Conversation with Global Champions on the Power of Education; Transforming Education for Girls; Financing for Impact and Recovery; and What Now? will be the topics of discussion during the Summit. Among other things, “Priorities for Transforming Education in the Next Five Years.”
According to the announcement, President Buhari will meet with Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a bilateral encounter.
“The President will spend a few days after the Summit for an already scheduled medical check-up.
It stated, “He is due to return by the second week of August 2021.”
The President will be accompanied by Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, National Security Adviser Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno (retd), and Amb. Ahmed Rufai Abubakar, Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, NIA.