President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to host some world leaders that are coming to participate in the second Regional Security Summit in Abuja on Saturday, May 14.
A statement by the special adviser to the President on media and publicity, Femi Adesina today, Tuesday, said that President Francois Hollande of France who hosted the first Regional Security Summit in Paris on May 17, 2014 would be among the leaders expected at the Summit.
Others expected at the Summit are the Presidents and leaders from United States, Britain, Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, Niger Republic, Chad and Benin Republic as well as representatives of the European Union, ECOWAS, the Economic Community of Central African States and the Gulf of Guinea Commission.
The statement said that top on the agenda of the Summit will be the conclusion of ongoing military operations against Boko Haram.
“The speedy resolution of the humanitarian crises caused by the barbaric atrocities of the terrorist group will also feature prominently on the summit’s agenda.
“It is expected that new agreements on further defence and cultural cooperation between Nigeria and France will be concluded and signed after talks between the two Presidents and their officials.” [myad]