General news

Buhari attends education summit in London and has bilateral talks with Prime Minister Johnson

Published

on

By Ismaila Chafe

President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Abuja for the UK on Monday to attend the Global Education Summit on Global Partnership for Education (GPE) funding from 2021 to 2025.

Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina, who confirmed the development in a statement in Abuja on Monday, said the summit would be co-hosted by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta .

According to him, the summit will bring together heads of state and government as well as stakeholders and young leaders, and will provide a platform for partners to chart the way forward towards transforming education systems in partner countries, through to the exchange of good practices.

“It will also provide leaders with the opportunity to make a 5-year commitment to support GPE’s work to help transform education systems in up to 90 countries and territories.

“Summit deliberations will focus on: The Power of Education – A Conversation Among Global Champions; Transforming girls’ education; Funding for Impact and Recovery and; And now? Priorities for the transformation of education over the next five years, among others, ” said Adesina.

He revealed that the Nigerian leader will also hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

He said: “After the summit, the president will spend a few days for an earlier scheduled medical examination.

“He is due to return by the second week of August 2021.”

The presidential assistant revealed that Buhari would be accompanied by Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of National Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, National Security Advisor, retired Major General Babagana Monguno and Director General of the National Intelligence Agency, Amb. Ahmed Rufai Abubakar.

The Nigeria News Agency (NAN) reports that GPE 2021-2025 will be a key moment for the global community to come together and support quality education for all children.

A centerpiece of the summit will be an opportunity for leaders to make a five-year pledge to support GPE’s work to help transform education systems in up to 90 countries and territories.

The GPE will take place on July 28-29, 2021.

Short Link: https://wp.me/pcj2iU-3Bg9

NNN

NNN: :is a Nigerian online news portal that publishes breaking news in Nigeria, and across the world. Our journalists are honest, fair, accurate, thorough and courageous in gathering, reporting and interpreting news in the best interest of the public, because truth is the cornerstone of journalism and they strive diligently to ascertain the truth in every news report. Contact: editor @ nnn.ng

Recent Posts

Coronavirus: WHO affirms support for COVID-19 traditional medicine research Bybit Launchpad Debuts With BIT Token Listing Nestlé unveils plans to support the transition to a regenerative food system Bybit Launchpad estreia com listagem de token BIT North Korea rebukes ‘double-dealing’ US after missile launch Infantino reveals how Nigeria can host FIFA competitions Indian military seeks to strengthen ties with Nigerian Army FIFA President hails football’s power for unity and celebration during Nigeria visit African Enterprise Excellence In Digital Transformation Celebrated At SAP Quality Awards For Customer Success Sultan assures corps members of security Cholera outbreak- WHO supports Niger State to strengthen sanitation systems ECOWAS resorts to sanctions over Guinea, Mali coups Press Release on the AU Multidimensional Need Assessment and Technical Mission to Mali from 20 – 25 September 2021 Navalny app removed as Russians vote after crackdown Myanmar junta to put Suu Kyi on trial for corruption 'Ebola is defeated', says Congolese professor who discovered virus Pharmaceutical company reasserts commitment to achieving zero malaria tolerance 77 teachers smile home with laptops in Surulere, Lagos Defection: President Buhari welcomes Femi Fani-Kayode to APC Lack of fice hinders women participation in politics – Emir 85, 265MT of LPG supplied nationwide in August – PPPRA African Development Bank’s SEFA provides $1 million to kick off modernization of Africa’s Hydropower Fleet DPR seals 11 illegal gas plants, 2 petrol stations in Abuja Africa faces 470m COVID-19 vaccine shortfall in 2021 – WHO Wada Maida’s daughter lauds FG for naming HQ after father Somali president withdraws PM’s powers in escalating row China fully vaccinates more than 1 billion people Angola’s National Oil, Gas and Biofuel’s Agency (ANPG) Highly Satisfied with Final Results from 2020 Bid Round Alert raised over quake surge around Canaries volcano Our chairman is hale, hearty – EFCC Putin to attend 2022 Beijing Olympics: minister In Dialogue with Eswatini, Committee on the Rights of the Child welcomes legislative progress and asks about child Health West Africa bloc ECOWAS meets over Guinea coup Meet Africa’s New Generation of Health Innovators Kenyans voice fury over fuel price hike Coronavirus: Africa faces 470 million COVID-19 vaccine shortfall in 2021 The International Organization for Migration is calling on Journalists to enter the inaugural West and Central Africa Migration Journalism Award 2021 Majority of fans favour more frequent men’s FIFA World Cups – global survey Short Stories on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by African Young People AMISOM conducts field inspection of ongoing Quick Impact Projects in Baidoa UNESCO steps up efforts for biodiversity conservation with the designation of 20 new biosphere reserves International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation signs ten high-level Trade Agreements representing more than US$1.2bn The Gambia Launches Ambitious Renewable Energy Projects (By Miguel Artacho) Biden backs top general on calls to China over Trump mental state Philippines’ Duterte will not cooperate with ICC drug war probe Pandemics: UK expert advises Nigerian leaders, others on collaborations At least 50 killed in Yemen clashes: military sources Ghana launches National Breastfeeding Week White House offers Nicki Minaj phone call after viral vaccine claims: reports New South Sudan Parliament can ‘infuse urgency’ into peace process