President Jacob Zuma will, on successful completion of his State Visit to Zambia, travel to Owerri City in the Imo State of Nigeria to strengthen socio-economic relations and further deepen existing cooperation in the field of education.
During the visit, the President will visit the Rochas Foundation and Hall of Fame as well as address a number of stakeholders in the Imo State including business and traditional leaders.
The Governor of the Imo State, His Excellency Mr Owelle Okorocha, will also confer on President Zuma, the Imo Merit Award, the highest award in the State conferred on distinguished personalities who have made a difference in the development of their communities.
President Zuma will proceed to Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on 15 October 2017, where in his capacity as Chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) he will hold discussions with President Joseph Kabila Kabange on the issues of peace and security in the Great Lakes region, particularly the situation in the DRC.
Issued by the Presidency