Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan visiting relatives of victims of the St. Theresa Catholic Church that was bombed on December 25, 2011. Dozens were killed in a series of attacks blamed on Boko Haram., a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos on Flickr.
Jonathan for UK summit on Somalia .
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 00:00 From Madu Onuorah, Abuja News
PRESIDENT Goodluck Ebele Jonathan will travel to the United Kingdom today to attend the international conference on Somalia scheduled to hold at Lancaster House, London tomorrow.
A statement by Presidential spokesman, Reuben Abati said that “the conference, to be attended by heads of governments or their representatives from 40 countries as well as international organisations, will address the issues of security, piracy, counter-terrorism, political processes, humanitarian challenges and the need for global coordination and handling of long-standing Somalia crises.”
During the two-day visit to the United Kingdom, Abati added, President Jonathan will hold bilateral talks with Prime Minister David Cameron at 10 Downing Street, and return to Abuja on Friday morning.
President Jonathan will be accompanied by the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Olugbenga Ashiru and the National Security Adviser, Gen. Andrew Azazi.