President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to Japan on Sunday ( tomorrow) to attend the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development , the Presidency has said .
The TICAD7 will take place in the City of Yokohama from August 28 to 30 .
The President is expected back on August 31 .
The TICAD 6 was held in Nairobi, Kenya in August 2016 and Buhari also attended it.
This year ’s has the theme , Africa and Yokohama, Sharing Passion for the Future .
The Japanese Prime Minister and host , Shinzo Abe , will perform the opening ceremonies of the TICAD 7.
A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity , Mr Femi Adesina , “President Buhari will be accompanied by Governors Babagana Zulum , AbdulRaham AbdulRazaq and Babajide Sanwo -Olu of Borno , Kwara and Lagos states respectively ; ministers and other top government officials .
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