Buhari Jets To London For King Charles Coronation
President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja for London on Wednesday to attend the coronation of King Charles III and his wife, Camilla, as His Majesty, The King, and Her Majesty The Queen Consort of the United Kingdom respectively.
Buhari will join other world leaders invited to attend the coronation ceremony.
This was disclosed in a statement issued on Wednesday by presidential Spokesman, Femi Adesina.
“Ahead of the coronation, the Commonwealth Secretariat will take advantage of the gathering of leaders in London to host a Commonwealth Summit for Presidents and Heads of Government of Commonwealth countries on Friday, May 5,” the statement read.
The statement said that the president is billed to participate in the Summit which will deliberate on the Future of the Commonwealth and the Role of the Youth.
Recall that King Charles ascended the British throne on September 8, 2023, after the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.
According to the statement, the Nigerian President will be accompanied to the coronation event which holds on Saturday by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama; Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed; the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno; the Director General, National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Abubakar; the Chairperson/Chief Executive Officer of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa and other senior government officials.
In other news, Kanyi Daily reported that popular skit maker, Adebowale Adedayo better known as Mr Macaroni has marked his 30th birthday.
Mr Macaroni clocked 30 on Wednesday, May 3.