Abu Dhabi Peace Forum: Buhari to receive “African Award for Strengthening Peace” in Nouakchott
President Muhammadu Buhari will be receiving the “African Award for Strengthening Peace” in Nouakchott, Islamic Republic of Mauritania on Tuesday (today), for his leadership role in promoting peace on the continent, through regular interventions, counsels, and conciliatory position.
The Nigerian News reports that the award will be presented to President Buhari by the Abu Dhabi Peace Forum, which is an assembly of leaders established in 2014 to pursue new ways to embrace inclusive citizenship, promote lasting peace, and work towards a safer and more sustainable world for everyone.
Before the international recognition for serving Nigeria, and the larger interest of peace in Africa, the President will participate in the Programme of the Third Forum of the African Conference for Peace, where he will deliver a speech on milestones and gains in the African peace process.
President Buhari, who departed for Nouakchott on Monday and will return to Nigerian Wednesday, is being accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama; Minister of Defence, Bashir Salihi Magashi; National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno; and Director General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Rufai Abubakar.