Buhari, Chad President Idriss Deby, Meet in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari and Chad President, Idriss Deby, are currently holding a bilateral meeting in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Deby arrived at the State House forecourt about 12:15 pm and was welcomed by his host President Buhari, who introduced some members of his cabinet to him.

Present at the Presidential forecourt to welcome President Deby are the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, the Director-General National Intelligence Agency, NIA, Ahmed Rufa’i, the National Security Adviser, NSA, Major General Babagana Monguno (retd), the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Minister, Mohammed Bello and the Nigeria Ambassador to Chad.

After the welcome ceremony, the two African leaders went in for bilateral talks in President Buhari’s office.

According to a program of events made available to journalists, President Deby is expected to have a media chat after the bilateral meeting.

It was gathered that the two Presidents met last in June 2019 on the sidelines of the OIC summit in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

It was further gathered that the two leaders would deliberate on sub-regional issues including security challenges occasioned by the activities of Boko Haram insurgents.

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