Buhari, Chadian president meet behind closed doors in Abuja

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Buhari, Chadian president meet behind closed doors in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday met behind closed doors with Chadian President, Field Marshal Idriss Deby Itno, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The Chadian leader, who arrived at the Presidential Villa at about 12.15 p.m., was welcomed by Buhari at the forecourt of the villa.

It was gathered that the two leaders would deliberate on sub-regional issues including security challenges occasioned by the activities of Boko Haram.

Buhari and the Chadian leader last met face-to-face in June 2019 on the sidelines of the Organisation of Islamic Conference summit in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

Buhari last visited N’Djamena, the Chadian capital, in April 2019 where he participated in a one-day Extraordinary Session of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States.

It was also gathered that the Chadian leader, who is standing for re-election for a sixth term, may brief the Nigerian leader on forthcoming Chad’s presidential election on…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper