By Ochiaka Ugwu
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama will lead Nigerian delegation to eleventh extraordinary session of the African Union (AU) scheduled to hold from 14 to 18 November 2018 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
In a statement released by the Ministry yesterday in Abuja and signed by its Spokesperson, George Ehidiamen Edokpa stated the Honourable Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama will lead the Nigerian delegation to participate at the Eleventh Extraordinary Session of the African Union scheduled for 14th – 18th November, 2018 at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
It also noted 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 the statement, “The 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” the statement read in part.
It assured that Nigeria is committed to the reform process of the African Union and is expected to engage in fruitful discussions at the summit.