President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over the meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
He is scheduled to leave Abuja after the meeting for Turkey where he will participate in the ninth D-8 Summit on Friday.
The president’s media aide, Mr. Femi Adesina, on Tuesday in a statement issued in Abuja, announced the proposed participation of the president in the summit in Turkey.
He said prior to the summit, Buhari, at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, would be on working visit to Ankara, the Turkish capital.
He also disclosed that Buhari would have a private discussion with his Turkish counterpart, while delegations from both countries would hold discussions in various fields including defence cooperation, security, educational and migration issues.
According to the presidential aide, the Nigerian leader will also visit the Grand National Assembly of the Republic of Turkey in Ankara, where he will meet with the Turkish Speaker, Ismail Kahraman.
The occasion, it was revealed, would also be used to bolster warm and growing ties across broad range of areas of cooperation with leaders of the D8-member countries.