Buhari President departs Abuja for Kenya (PHOTOS)

The two-day conference will also be attended by over 35 African leaders and leading private sector companies from Japan.

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, August 26, departed Abuja for Kenya to attend  the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI).

The two-day conference, which will commence on Saturday, August 27, will also be attended by over 35 African leaders and leading private sector companies from Japan.

During the conference, Buhari will participate in plenary sessions on TICAD in alignment with African Development, the Dialogue with the Private Sector and Global Launch of the Second Africa Human Development Report, the Presidency said in a statement issued on Thursday, August 25.

The statement said the president will also hold a bilateral meeting with the Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe.

See photos of the President leaving Nigeria for Kenya above: