President Buhari departs Nigeria for Portugal on a four-day state visit

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President Buhari departs Nigeria for Portugal on a four-day state visit

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday, June 28, jet out to Portugal on a four-day state visit, where he’s expected to meet with President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.

The president’s spokesperson, Garba Shehu, in a statement said the President will be conferred with the country’s National Honour and decorated with the ‘Great Collar of the Order of Prince Henry’.

According to Shehu, “The two Presidents are expected to chair an enlarged bilateral meeting and witness the signing of some agreements bordering on issues of mutual concern.

President Buhari will also visit the Portuguese Parliament and hold discussions with its President, Dr Augusto Santo Silva, as well as the Prime Minister of Portugal, Antonio Costa.

In the course of the visit, the President is scheduled to address a Forum of Nigerian and Portuguese businessmen and hold separate meetings with select Portuguese Chief Executive Officers and prospective investors to Nigeria.”

Buhari will also participate in the United Nations Ocean Conference, which began in Lisbon on Monday, June 27, and runs till July 1.

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