President Tinubu to Attend African Union Summit in Ethiopia


President Bola Tinubu is set to depart Abuja for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Thursday, February 15, to participate in the 37th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU). The summit’s theme, “Educate an African fit for the 21st Century: Building resilient education systems for increased access to inclusive, lifelong, quality, and relevant learning in Africa,” reflects the continent’s commitment to enhancing education.

During the summit, President Tinubu will engage with other African leaders in discussions covering various topics such as institutional reforms of the African Union, peace and security, and addressing thematic issues like climate change. Additionally, modalities of participation and priorities of the continental body in the G20 will be deliberated upon.

Furthermore, President Tinubu, in his capacity as the Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), will attend an extraordinary summit of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS on the sidelines of the AU gathering.

Accompanying President Tinubu on this diplomatic mission are several ministers and other high-ranking government officials. Following the conclusion of the summit, President Tinubu is expected to return to Abuja.

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