June 7, 2015 – President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has arrived Munich, Germany for the Group of 7 (G7) nation summit. The President was invited to attend the meeting but will not be participating since Nigeria is not a member of the G7.
In a statement, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Garba Shehu, said that the invitation was extended to President Buhari by German Chancellor Angela Merkel even before he was sworn in on May 29th as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
“The invitation is a clear indication of the international community’s willingness to cooperate with the new government of Nigeria,” he said.
He said that the President is one of the seven other Heads of State who were called in as guests. He will equally be holding key side meetings with some of the seven Heads of State who will be convened at the summit.