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Ethiopian Prime Minister Drives Buhari On Arrival In Addis Ababa

President Muhammadu Buhari showed up in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, on Sunday, with the nation’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, demanding chauffeuring him to supper.

Buhari’s airplane, Nigerian Air Force 001, landed at the recently fabricated VIP Terminal of Bole International Airport at 5:06 p.m (Nigerian time).

The president was agreed a full watchman of honor by the Ethiopian National Defense Force.

After the air terminal service, the PM signaled to him to go along with him in a holding up SUV, while the Ethiopian chief assumed responsibility for the controlling wheel himself.

They showed up at the recently constructed Friendship Park for a private supper additionally went to by the President of Ethiopia, Sahle-Work Zewde, and the President of Senegal, Macky Sall.

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The president is in the East African nation to go to the initiation of Zewde for an additional five-year term in office.

While there, the president is relied upon to convey a generosity message at the introduction occasion planned to hold at the memorable Meskel Square.

President Buhari will join other African pioneers, who will go to the occasion face to face, including the Presidents of Djibouti, Kenya, South Sudan, Senegal, Somalia, Uganda and the Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

He will likewise go to a State Dinner at the National Defense Headquarters, Addis Ababa.

Talking on the meaning of President Buhari’s visit to the country, the Ambassador of Nigeria to Ethiopia and Permanent Representative to the African Union, Victor Adeleke, commended the friendly relations among Nigeria and Ethiopia.

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He told reporters: ”Nigeria and Ethiopia appreciate warm heartfelt relations, they are similarly the two biggest majority rule governments in Africa, in this astute, the participation of President Buhari at the introduction function of Prime Minister Ahmed means that the President’s obligation to fortifying vote based system in Africa.”

The Ambassador, who holds simultaneous accreditation to Djibouti and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), clarified that the visit would likewise bear the cost of President Buhari the chance to reinforce two-sided participation among Nigeria and Ethiopia.

He added that throughout the years there had been a lot of energy and enthusiasm with respect to the two nations to collaborate towards positive arrangements, some portion of which had prompted the trading of true visits at the most significant level.

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The Envoy further said: ”You will review that the then Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Dessalegne visited Abuja, Nigeria in July 2014 where he was visitor of previous President Goodluck Jonathan.

”Along these lines, at the greeting of Prime Minister Ahmed, President Muhammadu Buhari attempted a State Visit to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in February 2020.

”Nigeria and Ethiopia are both chipping away at a few spaces of two-sided collaboration, especially in the space of Defense, Aviation, Science and Technology, Industry, Trade and Investment, Agriculture, Health, Youth and Sports Development, Communication, Information and media just as stretching out help to Ethiopia through the Technical Aid Corps program.”




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