Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari is set to attend the Future Investment Initiative Institute Conference to be held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
This was disclosed in a statement by Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Presidency, Mallam Garba Shehu, on Sunday, in Abuja.
Buhari is expected to depart Nigeria on Monday for the investment conference and will be joined by business executives from Nigeria, bankers and energy experts amongst others, to discuss issues on the future of investments globally.
What the Presidency 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,” they said.
They added that President Buhari would be accompanied by Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami; Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Amb. Zubairu Dada; Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva; National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno; Director-General of National Intelligence Agency, Amb. Ahmed Rufai Abubakar; Managing Director of Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, Uche Orji; and Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa.
The Business sector participants include Alhaji Mohammed Indimi, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Tope Shonubi, Wale Tinubu, Alhaji Abdulsamad Rabiu, Hassan Usman, Omoboyode Olusanya, Abubakar Suleiman, Herbert Wigwe and Leo Stan Ekeh.
They added that the President is expected to perform the lesser Hajj in Madina & Makka before returning to Nigeria on Friday.