Buhari jets out of Nigeria Wednesday
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Wednesday depart Nigeria for Kigali, Rwanda, to attend the 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), being held from June 20 to 26, 2022.
This was disclosed by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, on Wednesday.
At CHOGM 2022, Buhari will join other leaders to participate in discussions focused on the progress and prosperity of the more than two billion people living in the 54 independent countries in Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe, and the Pacific that make up the Commonwealth.
The theme for CHOGM 2022 is "Delivering a Common Future: Connecting, Innovating, Transforming," and the Heads of Government are expected to reaffirm their commitment to upholding the Commonwealth Charter, which focuses on democracy, human rights, the rule of law, as well as economic opportunities and sustainable development.
Buhari will attend the official opening ceremony on June 24, followed by high-level meetings of Heads of State and Government on Friday, June 24 and Saturday, June 25.
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