President Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday January 17, 2023 in Nouakchott, Islamic Republic of Mauritania receive the “African Award for Strengthening Peace’’ for his leadership role in promoting peace on the continent through regular interventions, counsels and conciliatory position.
The award will be presented to President Buhari by the Abu Dhabi Peace Forum, which is an assembly of leaders established in 2014 to pursue new ways to embrace inclusive citizenship, promote lasting peace, and work towards a safer and more sustainable world for everyone.
Before the international recognition for serving Nigeria, and the larger interest of peace in Africa, the President will participate in the Programme of the Third Forum of the African Conference for Peace, where he will deliver a speech on milestones and gains in the African peace process.
President Buhari will depart for Nouakchott on Monday and return on Wednesday, accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama; Minister of Defence, Maj. Gen. Bashir Salihi Magashi; the National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. Mohammed B. Monguno and the Director General of the National Intelligence Agency, Amb. Ahmed Rufai Abubakar.
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