French president, Emmanuel Macron arrives in Nigeria today to discuss with President Buhari on security and also to visit the Afrika Shrine.
According to AFP reports, “Emmanuel Macron, will visit Nigeria for talks with President Muhammadu Buhari on security and terrorism, after which he will visit the New Afrika Shrine in Lagos on Tuesday”.
The French leader, Emmanuel Macron, will visit the Afrika Shrine, a nightclub in Lagos founded by Nigerian music legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, on Tuesday, the state government has announced.
The state government in a statement by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Transportation, Taiwo Salaam, said it will host Mr. Macron at the shrine.
The evening will feature concerts, fashion shows by leading African designers and a meeting with stars from Nigeria’s booming Nollywood film industry.
Mr. Macron is however not a stranger to Nigeria. He trained as a senior civil servant at the French Embassy in Lagos in 2004, seven years after Fela died.