Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement issued on Sunday and obtained by TOS NEWS said he will on Monday leave the country for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to participate in the investment conference organised by the Future Investment Initiative Institute.
The statement which was titled ‘President Buhari to participate in investment summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia’ revealed that the Nigeria President will 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.
The three-day event, themed “INVESTMENT IN HUMANITY” will host global executives and asset managers, who 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.
Buhari will perform the lesser Hajj in Madina & Makka before returning to the country on Friday, the statement added.
The president will be accompanied on the trip by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami; Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Zubairu Dada; Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva; National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen Babagana Monguno; Director General of National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Abubakar; Managing Director of Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, Uche Orji and Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa.
Some participants from the private sector include Mohammed Indimi, Aliko Dangote, Tope Shonubi, Wale Tinubu, Abdulsamad Rabiu, Hassan Usman, Omoboyode Olusanya, Abubakar Suleiman, Herbert Wigwe and Leo Ekeh.