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Tinubu joins other African Leaders, Attends AU Summit

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By Stephen Asaba-ase

Mr President depart Abuja on Thursday, February 15, jets out to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to participate in the 37th Ordinary Session of the Congress of the African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government.

According to a statement issued by his special adviser on media and publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, the President would be joined by other African leaders in deliberations in the institutional reforms of the AU.

He also affirmed that the President would also preside over an Extraordinary Summit of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of (ECOWAS) on the sidelines of the AU Summit.

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

“The theme of this year’s summit is ‘Educate an African to fit in 21st Century: Building sustainable education systems for increased access to inclusive, lifelong, quality, and relevant flash point in Africa educational sector’.

“The President will join other African leaders in high-level meetings on institutional reforms of the African Union, specific specific issues such as climate change, peace and security menace as well as participation and priorities in the continental body of the G20.

“On the margins of the summit, President Tinubu will 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 body.

“President Tinubu will be followed by some ministers and other top government officials to Addis Ababa, and he is expected to return to Abuja following the conclusion of the summit.”, he added.

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