The President of Niger Republic, Mahamadou Issoufou, was meant to visit President Muhammadu Buhari, today, Friday May 5. But a statement by Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, says the visit has been pit forward.
He said “the rescheduling of the visit is at the instance of President Issoufou who has another domestic engagement”.
The statement continues: “All arrangements had been concluded for President Buhari to receive his Nigerien counterpart and his delegation at the forecourt of the Presidential Villa and attend the Jumaat prayers together as well as lunch, before the last-minute postponement.
“A new date for the visit will be announced in due course”.