Nigerian President Embarks on Trip to Guinea-Bissau, Gambia



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President-Goodluck-jonathan 600President Goodluck Jonathan will embark on a two-day diplomatic shuttle to Guinea-Bissau and Gambia tomorrow, Friday November 8, 2013.

President Jonathan will, in continuation of his duties as Chairperson of the ECOWAS Contact Group on Guinea-Bissau, first fly to the country to meet with the Armed Forces of Guinea-Bissau and visit the Nigerian contingent to the ECOWAS Mission in Guinea-Bissau at Camp Bras, Bissau.

The President is also scheduled to participate in a programme at the National Peoples’ Assembly and meet Nigerians resident in Guinea-Bissau before leaving the country on Friday evening for Banjul where he will confer with President Yahya Jammeh on bilateral and multilateral issues.

President Jonathan who will be accompanied by the Minister of Information and Supervising Minister of Defence, Mr. Labaran Maku, the Minister of the FCT, Senator Bala Mohammed and the Minister of State (Foreign Affairs), Dr. Nurudeen Mohammed will return to Abuja on Saturday.


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