President Buhari is set to depart Abuja on Saturday, June 19 to attend the 59th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government in Accra.
With the exception of Mali, which was recently suspended from the group, Mr. President will join other Heads of State of Government of ECOWAS for the mid-year statutory meeting of the regional bloc.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria, ECOWAS Special Envoy and Mediator to Mali, is expected to present a report on his latest working visit to the West African country to the summit of the Heads of State.
The Heads of State and Government will also receive a report on ECOWAS institutional reforms, single-currency programmes and a memorandum on the proposed mechanism of rotation of ECOWAS Member States’ candidature to the Chairmanship of the African Union.
A communiqué will be issued at the end of the summit.