Why Nigerien President Issoufou’s visit to Buhari was postponed – Adesina


The visit of President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger Republic to President Muhammadu Buhari scheduled for Friday, May 5, 2017, has been put forward.

The rescheduling, according to a statement by the Senior Special Asviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, was at the instance of President Issoufou who has another domestic engagement.

“All arrangements had been concluded for President Buhari to receive his Nigerien counterpart and his delegation at the forecourt of the Presidential Villa and attend the Jumaat prayers together as well as lunch, before the last-minute postponement.

“A new date for the visit will be announced in due course,” the statement said.

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