President Goodluck Jonathan will travel to Nairobi, the Kenyan capital Monday to participate in a meeting of the African Union’s Peace and Security Council scheduled to hold in the East African country on Tuesday.
According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, the Nairobi meeting is a follow-up to talks by President Jonathan and other African leaders at Pretoria, South Africa in May this year, on joint action against terrorism.
The meeting on Monday will receive and deliberate on the report of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission on Terrorism and Violent Extremism in Africa.
“Deliberations at the Nairobi Summit and the adoption of the African Chairperson’s Report by President Jonathan, President Uhuru Kenyatta and other participating Heads of State are expected lead to more collaborative actions by Nigeria and other African countries to rid the continent of acts of terrorism and violent extremism”, It stated
According to Abati, President Jonathan, who will be accompanied to the Nairobi Summit by the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Nurudeen Mohammed, the National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd.) and other advisers and aides, will return to Abuja at the conclusion of the meeting on Tuesday.