President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday, departed the shores of Nigeria for Accra, Ghana through the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja.

Touchaheart blog reports the President is billed to attend a one-day emergency Extraordinary Summit of ECOWAS, convened to discuss recent political developments in Mali.

Prior to the Extraordinary Summit, Buhari had met with the Special Envoy and ECOWAS mediator in Mali, former President Goodluck Jonathan, who briefed him on the latest developments in the country following his meeting with key political actors in the West African country.

Buhari’s departure was confirmed in a Twitter statement on Sunday by his personal assistant on new media, Bashir Ahmad.

He wrote: “President @MBuhari departs Abuja today, for Accra, the capital of Ghana to attend a one-day emergency Extraordinary Summit of ECOWAS, convened to discuss recent political developments in Mali.”

“The President is expected back in Abuja at the end of the one-day Summit.”

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