Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari was in attendance at the inauguration ceremony of President Macky Sall of Senegal on Tuesday, March 2.
On the invitation of his host, President Buhari, who is ECOWAS Chairman, was a special guest of honour at the ceremonies attended by other African leaders at the Diamniadio Exhibition Centre.
The Nigerian leader was accompanied by Governors Mohammed Abubakar, Nasir El-Rufai and Tanko Al-Makura of Bauchi, Kaduna and Nasarawa states respectively.
Others on the Presidential entourage include the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama; National Security Adviser, Maj-Gen Babagana Monguno (rtd); Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ahmed Rufai, and other top government officials.
The President is expected back in the country at the end of the inauguration ceremonies.