President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Abuja for Kenya to attend the 6th Tokyo
International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) in Nairobi the country’s capital.
In a release by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Mr Femi Adesina said the summit, co-organised by the Government of Japan, the United
Nations Office of the Special Adviser on Africa, the United Nations
Development Programme, the African Union and the World Bank, will focus
on promoting structural economic transformation through diversification and industrialisation; promoting resilient health system for quality life and promoting social stability for shared prosperity.
During the conference, President Buhari will participate in plenary
sessions on TICAD in alignment with African Development, the Dialogue
with the Private Sector as well as the Global Launch of the Second
Africa Human Development Report.
The President is expected to hold a bilateral meeting with the Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe.