At the invitation of Nigerian President Muhammadu BUHARI, the Head of State His Excellency Paul BIYA is in Abuja to attend the 2nd Regional Summit on Security in Nigeria and the neighbouring countries on 14 May 2016.

The Head of State departed at the Nsimalen International airport this morning to meet the Heads of States of Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Benin in Abuja. The French President Francois HOLLANDE is also expected to attend this crucial meeting. Talks will be centred around looking for ways to eradicate Boko Haram and other extremist groups in the area.

The second visit of the Head of State in two weeks is testimony of the importance of security issues to the keaders of the two countries.