President Bola Tinubu will on Monday open the African Counter-Terrorism Summit in Abuja, aimed at enhancing the multilateral counter-terrorism cooperation and reshaping the international community’s collective response to terrorism in Africa.

A statement by Presidential Spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale explained that the summit will provide a platform to review the nature and severity of the threat of terrorism on the continent, to agree on concrete strategic priorities and measures to address this scourge.

The event to be attended by Heads of state and government and high-level government officials across Africa, and representatives of international bodies would seek to foster deeper regional collaboration, and facilitate the exchange of best practices and knowledge to combat the multifaceted threat of terrorism in Africa.

National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu, and the Under-Secretary-General for Counter-Terrorism, UNOCT, Vladimir Voronkov will deliver the concluding remarks at the end of the summit.

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