President Buhari Jets Out Of Nigeria For Liberia's 172nd Independent Anniversary
President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja on Friday for Monroavia to attend the activities marking Liberia's 172nd independence anniversary. Besides being a special guest of honour, the Nigerian leader will receive the West African country's highest national honour, "The Grand Cordon of the Knighthood of Venerable Order of the Pioneers." President Buhari was accompanied by Governors Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq (Kwara) and Mai Mala Buni (Yobe) as well as the Permanent Secretary, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Mustapha Sulaiman and other top government officials. A statement on Thursday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam, Garba Shehu, said the president is returning to the country today immediately after the festivities.