The president, Major General Muhammadu Buhari, departed Abuja for Dakar, the Senegalese capital to participate in the International Development Association for Africa summit, desperate the insecurity attack on Kuje prison and an attack on his convey.
A statement signed on Wednesday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu,
The statement read, “An institution of the World Bank Group, IDA is deepening its support to drive a resilient recovery for countries hit by the global crises of climate and COVID -19, growing levels of insecurity and more recently, by the impact of the war in Ukraine through its historic $93 billion 20th replenishment cycle which goes into effect between July 1, 2022, and June 30, 2025.
“At the High-Level event slated for Thursday, July 7, and hosted by President Macky Sall of the Republic of Senegal, President Buhari is expected to join other African leaders in an open Dialogue on Development Challenges and priorities as well as transformational initiatives that will lead to an outcome document, the Dakar Declaration.”
The presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, said terrorist attacks in the country should not prevent President Buhari from fulfilling International obligations.
Wakadaily gathered that, few people died while two others sustained minor injuries, when bandits attacked the advance team of security guards, protocol and media officers, ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Sallah trip to his hometown in Daura, Katsina State.