President Muhammadu Buhari will, on Thursday, leave for Bamako, Republic of Mali, on a one-day visit.
This followed the briefing he received on Tuesday from the ECOWAS Special Envoy to the country, former President Goodluck Jonathan who was at the State House in company of President of ECOWAS Commission, Mr Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, on Tuesday to brief President Buhari on the unfolding situation in Mali.
Buhari and some ECOWAS leaders led by the Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the sub-regional organisation, President Issoufou Mahamadou of Niger Republic, agreed to meet in Mali to engage in further consultations towards finding a political solution to the crisis in the country.
This is the first time in over five months Buhari will travel out of Nigeria since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, in a statement yesterday, said the host preside