Macron invites Buhari to Africa-France Summit


Presidents Buhari and President Macron: an invitation to Africa-France summit

By Isaac Aregbesola

French President Emmanuel Macron has invited President Muhammadu Buhari to the Africa-France Summit scheduled for June 2020 in Bordeaux, France.

Secretary General, Africa-France Summit, Stephanie Rivoal, said this when she visited the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, on Tuesday in Abuja.

She said that the summit with the theme “Sustainable Cities” was aimed at helping African countries resolve the rural-urban drift among other challenges bedevilling the continent.

According to her, Nigeria is expected to showcase its projects that have been proven to work at the two day summit for all stakeholders involved in development of cities.

She said it was the wish of Macron for Nigeria’s president to attend the summit because of the importance of Nigeria  in the continent.

Rivoal also said that the summit, unlike every other summit is expected to provide concrete…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria