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Jonathan Leaves For The 22nd AU Summit In Addis Ababa



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President Goodluck Jonathan will today leave for Addis Ababa to attend the 22nd Summit of African Union Heads of State and Government.

In a statement by Reuben Abati, the Presidential spokesman and other participating Heads of State and Government will formally launch the Year of Agriculture and Food Security in Africa, which coincides with the 1oth anniversary of the adoption of the Comprehensive Africa Agricultural Development Programme.

Abati said that the Heads of State and Government will at the Summit, also consider and adopt the reports of high-level committees on the Assessment of the African Standby Force and the Operationalization of the African Capacity for Immediate response to Crises as well as the reports of other high-level committees on United Nations Reforms, the post-2015 Development Agenda, African Trade and Climate Change.

The summit is scheduled to hold Thursday, January 30 and the African Union has declared 2014 as The Year of Agriculture and Food Security in Africa.