French President Emmanuel Macron has invited President Muhammadu Buhari to the Africa – France Summit scheduled for June 2020 in Bordeaux, France .
Secretary – General , Africa -France Summit , Stephanie Rivoal , said this when she visited the Minister of Foreign Affairs , Mr Geoffrey Onyeama , on Tuesday in Abuja .
She said that the summit with the theme “ Sustainable Cities ” was aimed at helping African countries resolve the rural -urban drift among other challenges bedevilling the continent .
According to her , Nigeria is expected to showcase its projects at the two – day summit for all stakeholders involved in development of cities .
She said it was the wish of Macron for Nigeria ’ s president to be in attendance at the summit because of the importance the country in the continent .
Rivoal also said that the summit, unlike every other summit was expected to provide concrete solutions to the challenges facing cities in Africa .
“ I will appreciate it if President Buhari will come with a delegation of people involved in city development . ”