President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, paid hommage to the Kenyan soldiers serving in the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), who were killed in El Adde during an attack, at a memorial mass at the Moi Barracks in Eldoret before proceeding to Nairobi for bilateral talks on Thursday with Kenyan Government officials led by President Kenyatta.
Buhari also briefly visited the United Nations Nairobi offices and was conducted around the United Nations (UN) Complex by the UN Director General Sahle-Work Zewde and the UN Habitat Executive Director Joan Clos.
The President inspected a UN Guard of Honour and was introduced to senior UN Officials before planting a tree to commemorate his visit. He also toured the UN “Green Building” which Headquarters both UNEP/UN Habitat.
President Buhari also addressed a cross-section of UN staff.
At the end of his visit to Kenya on Friday, President Buhari would travel to Addis Ababa for the 26th Summit of African Union Heads of State and Government.
He is expected to participate in a meeting of the African Union’s Peace and Security Council before returning to Abuja on Sunday.