Onyeama Leads Nigeria’s Delegation to AU Extraordinary Session

Geoffrey Onyeama

Alex Enumah in Abuja

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, will lead the Nigerian Delegation to the Eleventh Extraordinary Session of the African Union at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The Executive Council Meeting of the Extraordinary Session is scheduled for 14th -15th November, 2018 while the General Assembly is expected to hold from 17th – 18th November, 2018.

According to a statement from the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, George Edokpa, Key issues in the Agenda of the summit include: Review of the African Union Institutional Reform Process; Financing of the Union; General Overview of Partnerships and the mandate of the AU Development Agency (AUDA); African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM); and Strengthening the Political and Security Council.

Edokpa however noted that Nigeria is committed to the reform process of the African Union and is expected to engage in fruitful discussions at the summit.