President Buhari To Arrive Nigeria Today After Attending Summit In Belgium

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President Muhammadu Buhari has left Brussels, Belgium.

The Nigerian President, who has been junketing across the world in the last five months, was in Brussels for the 6th African Union-European Union Summit.

It was gathered that Buhari’s presidential aircraft, a Boeing Business Jet (Boeing 737-700) with registration number 5N-FGT on Saturday left the Abelag/Luxaviation Airport in Brussels 11:26am.

The President had during the summit welcomed the naming of Nigeria as one of the six countries in Africa designated as manufacturing bases for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Buhari, who spoke at the Roundtable on Health Systems and Vaccine Production, also called for collaboration to address the effects of the pandemic.

The President had said, “I am delighted to receive the news of the selection of Nigeria among recipients of MRNA Vaccine technology transfer.

”We shall ensure the best use is made of the opportunity. Nigeria also offers to host the bio-manufacturing training hub proposed by World Health Organisation.

”We commit to providing support to make the hub functional in the shortest possible time. Accordingly, we are prioritising the manufacture of vaccines on the African continent and in the sharing and transfer of technology and intellectual property rights.”