The vice president of the federal republic of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo will be leaving Abuja on Tuesday for Accra, Ghana, in order to attend the Extraordinary Summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) concerning the situation in Mali.
The spokesperson to the vice president, Laolu Akande, said in a statement that the vice president will represent President Muhammadu Buhari at the summit.
Osinbajo will join the other leaders in the sub-region to discuss about the political crisis in Mali and the security situation in the sub region at large. This meeting will form a part of the several efforts made by the leaders of the sub region to resolve Mali’s political crisis.
During his visit to Accra, the vice president will also meet with the representatives of the Nigerian community in Ghana in order to discuss issues affecting their well being in the West African country.
The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Amb Zubairu Dada will also accompany Osinbajo on the trip.