Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari cancelled his trip to Rwanda for the extraordinary meeting of African Union heads of state and government.
The president withdraw from the meeting which is to hold on Wednesday in Kigali, Rwanda- President Buhari was scheduled to sign the framework agreement for establishing the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA)President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday,March 17, cancelled his plan to attend the extraordinary meeting of African Union Heads of State and Government billed to hold in Kigali, Rwanda on Wednesday, March 21, Daily Trust reports.This is coming a few day after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) gave President Buhari approval to join other African countries to sign the Agreement Framework for the establishment of African Continental Free Trade Area, AfCFTA, Sources at the presidency disclosed on Saturday that Buhari’s scheduled trip for Kigali on Monday, March 19, for the signing of the framework agreement for establishing the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) had been canceled. However, the reason for the cancellation of President Buhari’s trip is not yet known. A team comprising protocol staff, security officers and journalists were today asked to return from Murtala International Airport, Lagos, where they were to take off. The senior special assistant to the president on mand publicity, Malam Garba Shehu and the presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, as of the time of filing this report are yet to speak on the issue.