Buhari Departs Abuja for Investment Summit in Saudi Arabia

President Muhammadu Buhari...in a Presidential aircraft.
*President Muhammadu Buhari...in a Presidential aircraft.
Share On:

By Ismaila Chafe

 

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Abuja for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to participate in the investment conference organised by the Future Investment Initiative Institute.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the presidential aircraft conveying the president and few members of his entourage took-off from the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja at about 4.10 p.m.

A statement issued by Malam Garba Shehu, the president’s spokesman, on Monday said the president would be joined at the 5th edition of the flagship investment event by business executives from Nigeria, bankers, captains of industry and energy experts to discuss issues on the future of investments across the globe.

READ ALSO  #EndSARS: Fake News Peddlers Misled Wikipedia into Claiming 120 Died at Lekki, Says PRNigeria

 

He said: ”The three-day event, with the theme, Investment in Humanity, which will host global executives and asset managers, will deliberate on progress and prosperity with energy; true final frontiers in investments; science in action; and impact of climate change on communities among others.”

 

According to Shehu, the president will perform the lesser Hajj in Madinah and Makkah before returning to the country on Friday.

 

Those accompanying the president on the trip include the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo; Minister of Communications; Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Amb. Zubairu Dada.

READ ALSO  Jigawa: Court Hands Primary School Teacher  Life Sentence for Defiling 5-year-old Pupil

 

Others are the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr Timipre Sylva; Director General of National Intelligence Agency, Amb. Ahmed Rufai, and Managing Director of Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, Uche Orji.

 

Some of the invitees from the private sector include Alhaji Mohammed Indimi, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Tope Shonubi, Wale Tinubu, Alhaji Abdul Samad Rabiu, Hassan Usman, Omoboyode Olusanya, Abubakar Suleiman, Herbert Wigwe, Leo Stan Ekeh, Alan Seinfield and Alhaji Dahiru Mangal.

 

 

 

(NAN)

Share On:

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here