President Muhammadu Buhari will this afternoon depart Abuja for Malabo, Equatorial Guinea for the African Union (AU) Extraordinary Summit.
Before his departure the President met with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa.
The President’s trip comes three days to the All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential primary election scheduled for May 29 and 30 in Abuja.
He is expected to be a key deciding factor in who becomes the flagbearer of the party.
Major aspirants include: Bola Tinubu, a former Lagos State governor; Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo; Rotimi Amaechi, former Rivers State governor; Senate President, Ahmed Lawan; and Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello.