President Bola Tinubu has departed Abuja for Nairobi, Kenya, where he will join other African leaders for the 5th Mid-Year Coordination Meeting of the African Union.
He was accompanied by his Chief of Staff, Femi Gbajabiamila, and Dele Alake, his Special Adviser on Special Duties, Communication, and Strategy.
Tinubu will attend the meeting in his dual capacity as the President of Nigeria and the newly appointed Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States.
The meeting, themed “Acceleration of African Continental Free Trade Area Implementation,” will bring together the Bureau of the AU Assembly, comprising the Heads of State and Government from Comoros, Botswana, Burundi, and Senegal, alongside leaders from the eight Regional Economic Communities.
President Tinubu is expected to return to Nigeria upon the conclusion of the meeting.