The president had gone to France for the African Finance Summit. The President’s personal assistant on New media, Bashir Ahmed made this known in a tweet on his account on Thursday. 

“President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after a successful African Finance Summit which focused on reviewing African economy, following the crisis caused by COVID-19 pandemic,” he wrote. 

The President had travelled to France to attend the African Finance Summit which was focused on reviewing the African economy, following shocks from the Coronavirus pandemic and getting relief, especially for the increased debt burden on countries. 

 The summit, which was hosted by President Emmanuel Macron, drew major stakeholders from global financial institutions and some Heads of Government, who collectively, discussed external funding and debt treatment for Africa and private sector reforms. 

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