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Buhari heads to Mali on Thursday on peace mission

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President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Abuja Thursday for Bamako, the Republic of Mali on a one-day visit, following the briefing by the ECOWAS Special Envoy to the country, former President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday.

It will be the first time he will embark on a trip outside the country since the outbreak of coronavirus.

A statement issued by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity) in Abuja noted that the President and some ECOWAS leaders led by the Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the sub-regional organisation, President Issoufou Mahamadou of Niger Republic, agreed to meet in Mali to engage in further consultations towards finding a political solution to the crisis in the country.

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