President Muhammadu Buhari has on Monday departed Nigeria for Dakar, Senegal to attend the inauguration of Senegalese President, Macky Sall.
The Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, made this known in a statement made available to newsmen on Monday.
The statement read partly; “On the invitation of his host, President Buhari, who is ECOWAS Chairman, will be Special Guest of Honour at the ceremonies to be attended by other African leaders at the Diamniadio Exhibition Centre on Tuesday.”
The president will be accompanied by Governors Mohammed Abubakar, Nasir El-Rufai and Tanko Al-Makura of Bauchi, Kaduna and Nasarawa States respectively.
This news platform understands that others on the Presidential entourage include the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama; the National Security Adviser, Maj-Gen Babagana Monguno (rtd); Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ahmed Rufai, and other some notable top government officials.