President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday depart Abuja for Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, to participate in the investment conference organised by the Future Investment Initiative Institute.
The President will be joined at the 5th edition of the flagship investment event by business executives from Nigeria, including bankers, captains of industry and energy experts to discuss issues on 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 the progress and prosperity with energy; true final frontiers in investments; science in action; and impact of climate change on communities among others.
A statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu explained that President Buhari will also perform the lesser Hajj in Madina and Makka before returning to the country on Friday.
The President will be accompanied on the trip by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Amb Zubairu Dada, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, National Security Adviser, Major-General Babagana Monguno (Rtd), Director-General of National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ahmed Rufai 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 Stan Ekeh.