President Muhammadu Buhari has left Abuja for N'Djamena, Chad to attend the meeting of regional leaders on the menace of Boko haram.
The President, who left on Thursday's morning is to chair a consultation of Heads of State and Government of the Lake Chad Basin Commission, LCBC.
Reviewing security situation
The regional summit is also aimed to review the security situation and intensify the efforts to end the insurgency in the region.
President Buhari convened the meeting in his capacity as Chairman of the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC).
The one-day meeting is also 'expected to look at the impact on the areas affected by Boko Haram insurgency and adopt measures to enhance the capacity of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) to meet the challenges of securing the areas.'
Presidency tweeted the departure of President Buhari early on Thursday.
The President was in Maiduguri on Wednesday where he met with service chiefs and security personnel to brainstorm on the lingering Boko Haram's menace.
He was received by a mammoth crowd.
Source: Voice of Nigeria