President Bola Tinubu returned to Abuja from Nairobi, Kenya, where he attended the 5th Mid-Year Coordination Meeting of the African Union, AU. His arrival at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport took place at 4:20 p.m. and was greeted by prominent government officials, including Senator George Akume, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
Also present to welcome him were Femi Gbajabiamila, the Chief of Staff to the President, Hope Uzodinnma, the Governor of Imo State, and Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, the former governor of Kano State.
President Tinubu participated in the meeting as the Chairman of the Authority of the Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). He departed from Abuja on Saturday to attend the gathering.
During the Nairobi meeting, important topics were discussed, including the reinforcement of Africa’s unity and strength and the rejection of any new attempts to dominate the continent. Tinubu also pledged to enhance the ECOWAS Standby Force as a means to deter coups and combat terrorism within the sub-region.