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Osinbajo Departs Abuja To Attend ECOWAS Extraordinary Summit On Mali Political Crisis In Accra

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will depart Abuja this morning for Accra, Ghana’s capital, to attend an Extraordinary Summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on the political situation in Mali.

Osinbajo who will be representing President Muhammadu Buhari at the summit, is also expected to meet Nigerian community in Ghana to discuss issues bothering on their wellbeing in the West African country.

This was disclosed by the Presidency in a statement issued on Tuesday.

According to the statement, the Vice President will be accompanied by Ambassador Zubairu Dada, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs.

“Prof. Osinbajo who is representing President @MBuhari at the summit will join other leaders in the sub-region to discuss the political crisis in Mali and the security situation in the sub-region at large,” the statement read.

“The Accra meeting will form part of several efforts by leaders in the sub-region to resolve Mali’s political crisis.

“While in Accra, the Vice President will also meet with representatives of the Nigerian community in Ghana to discuss issues bothering on their wellbeing in the West African country.

“Accompanying the Vice President is the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Amb Zubairu Dada.

“Prof Osinbajo is expected back in Abuja today at the end of his engagements in Ghana.”

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