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Buhari off to Saudi Arabia for Investment Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari will today depart for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to participate in an investment conference organised by the Future Investment Initiative Institute.

A statement in Abuja by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, said the President would be joined at the fifth edition of the flagship investment event by business executives from Nigeria – bankers, captains of industry and energy experts – to discuss the future of investments across the globe.

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.

President Buhari will perform the lesser Hajj in Medina and Mecca before returning to the country on Friday.

He will be accompanied on the trip by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami; Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Zubairu Dada; Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva; National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj.-Gen Babagana Monguno (retd.); Director General of National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ahmed Rufai Abubakar; Managing Director of Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), Uche Orji; and Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa.

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.

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