Buhari attends Ghana’s 61st anniversary today

President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja for Accra, the Ghanaian capital to attend the country’s 61st Independence Anniversary celebration. Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Femi Adesina, in a statement said “it is noteworthy that the President is the only foreign leader invited to the historic event as the Special Guest of Honour.”

Adesina said other than his host, President Nana Akufo-Addo, the Nigerian leader was the only foreign guest scheduled to address the august gathering. According to Adesina, President Buhari would use the unique opportunity to reaffirm the long-standing warm relations between the peoples and governments of both brotherly nations.

He will also underscore Nigeria’s commitment to strengthening the bilateral ties in furtherance of democracy, good governance and overall development not only in the West African sub-region, but also the African continent. The President and his delegation which includes, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, and the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, will return to Abuja after the celebrations on Tuesday.