President Muhammadu Buhari is to attend the inauguration of President Roch Marc Christian Kabore of Burkina Faso on December 29, 2015.
At a joint press briefing with the Interim President of Burkina Faso, Michel Kafando, after their closed door meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Wednesday, December 16, President Buhari said that his decision to witness the event followed a special invitation extended to him by the out-going interim president. Buhari said, "I congratulated him personally for conducting free, fair and credible elections. That is why I accepted the invitation to go for the inauguration on Dec. 29."