President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, May 8, left Aso Rock Villa for Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, to attend a conference organised by the United Nations (UN) on the future of land, regarding desertification, drought, degradation, rights, and restoration.
In a statement released by the presidency on Sunday, it was gathered that issues raised and agreements reached at the conference will redound to the betterment of national and global economies.
The statement also seen by This Day partly reads:
“President Buhari, who will participate in a Summit of heads of states and government, May 9th-10th, 2022, joins world leaders at Sofitel Hotel, for the 15th session of the Conference Of the Parties (COP15) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), with the theme “, ‘Land. Life. Legacy: From scarcity to prosperity
“President Buhari, who is also the President of the Great Green Wall in Africa, will be accompanied on the trip by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Environment, Mohammed H. Abdullahi, Minister of Agriculture, Dr Mahmoud Mohammed and Minister of Water Resources, Engr Suleiman H. Adamu.
“Also, on the President’s team to Abidjan are the National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. Mohammed Monguno, Director General, National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ahmed Rufai Abubakar and Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri- Erewa…”