Jonathan departs for Congo for security summit

Jonathan departs for Congo for security summit

Monday, May 12, 2014 6:24 pm


President Goodluck Jonathan left Abuja Monday for Oyo in the Republic of Congo to consult with his Congolese counterpart, President Denis Sassou Nguesso on the current security situation in West and Central Africa ahead of the meeting of the African Union’s Peace and Security Council which opens in the Congolese town on Wednesday.

President Jonathan who was accompanied by some of his principal aides and advisers will return to Abuja tomorrow morning.

The security summit is the brainchild of French President, Francois Hollande.

The leaders of West and central Africa will discuss the Nigerian abductions and the menace of Boko Haram insurgency among other issues.

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