Tinubu Jets Out To Ethiopia For AU Summit


President Bola Ahmed Tinubu will on Thursday (today), February 15, 2024, leave Abuja to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for participation in the 37th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government.

The theme of the 2024 summit is “Educate an African fit for the 21st Century: Building resilient education systems for increased access to inclusive, lifelong, quality, and relevant learning in Africa”.

This was contained in a statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, on Wednesday, February 14.

Ngelale noted that President Tinubu would join other African leaders in high-level meetings on institutional reforms of the African Union; peace and security; such specific thematic issues as climate change, as well as modalities of participation and priorities of the continental body in the G-20.

The presidential spokesman said Tinubu, on the margins of the summit in Ethiopia, would also attend an extraordinary summit of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS in his capacity as the chairman of the regional bloc.

He stated that the president would be accompanied on the trip by some ministers and other top government officials, adding that Tinubu would return to Abuja after the summit.

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