By Johnbosco Agbakwuru
ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is expected to depart for Accra, Ghana Monday to attend the country’s 61st Independence Anniversary celebrations holding at the Independence Square Tuesday.
According to the statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina, President Buhari is the only foreign leader invited to the historic event as the Special Guest of Honour.
Besides, apart from his host, President Nana Akufo-Addo, the Nigerian leader is the only foreign guest scheduled to address the august gathering.
President Buhari is expected to use the opportunity to reaffirm the long-standing warm relations between the peoples and governments of both brotherly nations.
He will also underscore Nigeria’s commitment to strengthening the bilateral ties in furtherance of democracy, good governance and overall development not only in the West African sub-region, but also the African continent.
The President and his delegation which includes, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, and the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, will return to Abuja after the celebrations tomorrow.