Buhari Heads To Bamako, Mali Today

President Muhammadu Buhari will Thursday depart for Bamako, Republic of Mali on a one-day visit, following the briefing by the ECOWAS Special Envoy to the country, former President Goodluck Jonathan.

A release from the presidency on Wednesday said the Nigerian President and some ECOWAS leaders led by the Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the sub-regional organisation, President Issoufou Mahamadou of Niger Republic, agreed to meet in Mali to engage in further consultations towards finding a political solution to the crisis in the country.

Mali is currently experiencing a political logjam that has attracted the intervention of African leaders.

Report has it that the formal president Jonathan, who handed over power to the incumbent Nigerian leader was at the State House, Abuja on Tuesday to update the president on his recent international mediatory assignment in Mali.

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