BREAKING: President Buhari departs Nigeria for Jordan

BREAKING: President Buhari departs Nigeria for Jordan

- President Buhari is set to attend a summit on anti-terrorism where he is expected to share Nigeria's experience with other leaders

- President Buhari was met at the airport by some governors

- President Buhari just returned to Nigeria from an AU-EU summit in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Nigeria for a two-day trip to Jordan in the middle east.

The Presidency confirmed Buhari's departure in a tweet on its official Twitter handle on Friday, December 1 afternoon.

The tweet read:

The president met governors of Osun, Niger and Kogi states at the airstrip.

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President Buhari departs Nigeria for Jordan

President Buhari waves to the crowd as he prepared to depart for Jordan while his chief of staff Abba Kyari looks on. Photo: Femi Adesina

It is however not clear at press time of the governors made the trip with him.

President Buhari departs Nigeria for Jordan

President Buhari was joined at the airport by governors of Niger, Osun and Kogi states. Photo: Bashir Ahmad

NAIJ.com had reported earlier that President Muhammadu Buhari will join other heads of state in Aqaba, Jordan on December 2, to review strategies in fighting terrorism.

The summit would also look at ways at reinforcing joint security structures that would be more proactive in preventing attacks.

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President Buhari departs Nigeria for Jordan

Kogi state governor Yahaya Bello shaking hands with President Buhari just before his departure. Photo: Bashir Ahmad

The president’s special adviser on media and publicity, Femi Adesina said this in a statement on Thursday, November 30 in Abuja.

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