President Muhammadu Buhari is set to attend the G7 summit in Germany this weekend, his spokesperson has said.
The conference will be Buhari’s first major international meeting as Nigeria’s President.
The President will also visit Niger and then Chad for a two-day trip from Wednesday, June 3, 2015, to discuss the fight against Boko Haram.
“The president has accepted the invitation to attend the G7 summit. He’s expected to depart Nigeria on Sunday for the summit. It’s going to be a two-day trip,” Buhari’s media aide, Shehu Garba said on Tuesday, June 3, 2015.
Buhari was sworn in as Nigeria’s President on Friday, May 29.