Nigerian President Buhari Arrives in Addis for New Govt Inauguration in Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Addis Ababa on Sunday evening for the new government inauguration in Ethiopia.

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed warmly welcomed President Buhari upon his arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.

In a statement on Saturday, Presidential spokesman Nigeria, Femi Adesina, said Buhari would deliver a goodwill message at the inauguration ceremony on Monday.

The President is accompanied by his Foreign Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ahmed Rufai Abubakar.

Prior to his arrival, Senegalese President Macky Sall arrived to attend the inaugural ceremony in Addis Ababa.

Prime Minister Abiy secured a five-year term in office following his Prosperity Party registering a landslide victory in the June 21 parliamentary election.