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After AU Summit In Addis Ababa, Tinubu Returns To Abuja

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President Bola Tinubu has returned to Abuja after a four-day official trip to the capital of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, where he participated in the 37th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU).

President Tinubu, who arrived at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, at about 3:36 pm, was received by senior government officials, led by the Secretary to the Government of the Federal (SGF), Senator George Akume.

 

While in Addis Ababa, President Tinubu, among other things, was appointed by the AU as its Champion for Human Resources for Health and Community Health Delivery Partnership.

 

He also joined other African leaders to proffer solutions to the common challenges facing the countries as well as deliberating on refocusing the continental organization for better service deliveries in various areas, including healthcare, commerce, and security.

 

He used the opportunity, while addressing the Assembly on Saturday, to inform the continent that Nigeria is ready to host the African Central Bank on its soil, following an earlier agreement in the Abuja Treaty.

 

Other government officials who were at the airport to receive the President on arrival included his Chief of Staff, Femi Gbajabiamila; the National Security Adviser (NSA), Nuhu Ribadu; the Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma; Minister of State for Defense, Bello Matawalle and the National Chairman of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullah Ganduje.

 

Others were the Inspector-General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun; Director-General of the Department of State Service (DSS), Yusuf Bichi; and other security top brass.

 

Credit: thenationonlineng.net

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