Buhari Departs Addis Ababa For Abuja After AU Summit

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Updated January 30, 2018
PHOTOS: President Buhari Travels To Addis Ababa
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After spending about four days meeting with African leaders at the just concluded African Union Summit which held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, President Muhammadu Buhari has left for Nigeria.

While at the summit, Buhari joined 14 other members of the Peace and Security Council (PSC), a standing organ of the AU for the prevention, management and resolution of conflicts.

Some of the areas of discussions were corruption, the persistence of violent conflicts and crisis situations in some parts of the continent, an upsurge of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and refugees, climate change and its consequences as well as the issue of the derailment of national development programmes.

The security situation in Somalia, South Sudan, Libya, Guinea Bissau, the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

President Buhari left Abuja for the summit in Ethiopia on Friday, January 26, 2018. he travelled in the company of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama; Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami; and the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Danbazau, amongst others.

As the President arrives the country today, Nigerians and Africans are hoping that there will be less talk and more of actions in matters concerning harnessing the potentials of the people and its continent.