President Muhammadu will host the second Regional Security Summit slated for May 14 in Abuja. The summit is geared towards enhancing security of lives, properties and investments in Nigeria and neighboring countries. A statement issued by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Femi Adesina, said that participants in the summit will include President Francois Hollande of France who hosted the first Regional Security Summit in Paris on May 17, 2014.
President Buhari and the French President who is scheduled to arrive Abuja on Friday on an official visit to Nigeria will be joined at the summit by the Presidents of Cameroon, Niger Republic, Chad and Benin Republic.
The United States, Britain, Equatorial Guinea, the European Union, ECOWAS, the Economic Community of Central African States and the Gulf of Guinea Commission will also be represented at the summit which will have the successful conclusion of ongoing military operations against Boko Haram at the top of its agenda.