TICAD7: Buhari departs Japan


President Muhammadu Buhari is expected back in Nigeria after participating in the seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) held in Japan.

Buhari’s New Media aide, Bashir Ahmad said the president departed Yokohama, Japan for Abuja on Saturday.

“After the successful participation in the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (#TICAD7) President @MBuhari has departed Yokohama, Japan for Abuja,” Ahmad tweeted.

President Buhari travelled to Japan last Sunday for the TICAD7, themed, “Africa and Yokohama, Sharing Passion for the Future.”

TICAD is a summit-level international conference regarding the development of Africa launched by Japan in 1993, and was held every five years until 2013. Over 20 African leaders took part in the seventh edition which kicked off on August 28.


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