President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to Niamey, Republic of Niger today to attend the African Union Summit on Industrialization and Economic Diversification and the Extraordinary Session on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
During the trip, the President will also attend the launch of the French version of the book entitled “Muhammadu Buhari: The Challenges of Leadership in Nigeria” and inaugurate the “Muhammadu Buhari Boulevard” named after him by the Government of the Republic of Niger .
The naming of the boulevard and the publication of the book, written by John Paden, Professor of International Studies at George Mason University, Northern Virginia, USA, precedes the AU Summit on Friday November 25, 2022.
Buhari is expected to deliver his national statement at the summit on “Industrialization of Africa: Renewed Commitment to Inclusive and Sustainable Industrialization and Economic Diversification.”
The high-level summit, convened as part of the commemoration activities of African Industrialization Week, is expected to adopt a declaration highlighting the importance of industrialization and economic transformation on the continent and how to make progress towards it.
The 20th of November is observed as Africa Industrialization Day, adopted in July 1989 by the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the Organization of African Unity in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. That…
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