Kufuor leaves for Nigeria, Germany, Switzerland

Former President J. A. Kufuor
Former President J. A. Kufuor

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor left Accra on Thursday evening to Nigeria, Germany and Switzerland on a working visit.

A statement to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) on Friday signed by Mr Frank Agyekum, spokesperson to the Former President said Former President Kufuor’s first stop will be in Abeokuta, Ogun State of Nigeria, where he will deliver the keynote address at a series of events to celebrate the ‘Life and works’ of Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo dubbed: “Celebrating the Father of the Nation.”

It said Former President Kufuor will speak on “Obasanjo in the Eye of History” at a lecture at the auditorium of the Obasanjo Library Complex.

The Lecture would be chaired by Former Nigerian President, General Abdulsalam Abubakar and would be attended by Ministers of state, Senators, Legislators and Governors, it added.

“A civic reception would be held in honour of Former President Obassanjo on Saturday, January 19, 2013 and would be attended by President Goodluck Jonathan and high ranking officials of the country”.

According to the statement, in Berlin Germany, Former President Kufuor together with Former President Obasanjo will attend the Berlin Africa Summit where they will also have a side-meeting with Former German President, Horst Kohler.

It also indicated that in Geneva, Switzerland, Former President Kufuor will hold meetings with business executives on various topics.

The Former President will be away for about a week, the statement said.

Source: GNA

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