Jonathan Leaves For AU Summit In Malabo
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan left Abuja this afternoon for Malabo,
Equatorial Guinea to participate in the 23rd Ordinary Session of the
African Union's Summit of Heads of State and Government.
In keeping with the African Union's declaration of 2014 as the Year of
Agriculture and Food Security, discussions at the summit will, among other
things, focus on the evolution and implementation of fresh strategies and
measures to improve agricultural production and food security in the
President Jonathan and other African leaders participating in the Summit
will also deliberate on the appointment of Judges of the African Court of
Justice, the appointment of Judges of the African Human Rights Court of
Justice and the appointment of the President and Vice President of the
The African Heads of State and Government will also consider and adopt the
decisions and recommendations of the 25th Regular Session of the African
Union's Executive Board and the Declarations of the 23rd Ordinary Session
of the Conference of the Union.
President Jonathan who was accompanied by the First Lady, Dame Patience
Jonathan, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Aminu Wali, the
Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina , the Minister of
Industries, Trade and Investment, Dr. Olusegun Aganga, the Minister of
Water Resources, Mrs. Sarah Ochekpe and the Minister of Health, Prof.
Onyebuchi Chukwu is expected back in Abuja at the conclusion of the Summit