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President Buhari to attend investment summit in Saudi Arabia

President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Nigeria for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to attend the investment conference hosted by the Future Investment Initiative Institute.

The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, released a statement on Sunday in Abuja. President Buhari will also be joined by business executives from Nigeria, as well as bankers, leaders of industries, and energy experts to discuss several matters, particularly on the future of investments across the world.

”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,” Shehu said.

“Some participants from the private sector 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,” the statement continues.

Some cabinet members and high government officials will accompany the president on this trip, including 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 Major General Babagana Monguno and Director-General of National Intelligence Agency Amb Ahmed Rufai Abubakar.

Shehu also announced that President Buhari would also perform the lesser Hajj in Madina and Makkah before departing back to Nigeria on Friday.

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