President Muhammadu Buhari will Wednesday (today) depart Nigeria via the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, for Kenya on a three-day state visit to the East African nation.
This was contained in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.
According to the statement, Buhari on arrival in Kenya will join his host, President Uhuru Kenyatta and other dignitaries at a memorial service for Kenyan soldiers killed by Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia on January 15.
After the memorial service in Eldoret, President Buhari will proceed to Nairobi for bilateral talks on Thursday with Kenyan Government officials led by President Kenyatta.
Before the conclusion of his visit, Buhari and Kenyatta will jointly preside over a Kenya-Nigeria Business Forum in Nairobi.
The statement listed the Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Finance, and Industry, Trade and Investment as part of President Buhari’s entourage to Kenya.
At the conclusion of his visit to Kenya on Friday, Mr. Adesina said President Buhari will proceed to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the 26th Summit of African Union Heads of State and Government.
He will also participate in a meeting of AU’s Peace and Security Council before returning to Abuja on January 31.