President Muhammadu Buhari will go to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Monday, to participate the Future Investment Initiative Institute’s investment conference.
Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President for Media and Publicity, made the announcement in a statement.
Business executives from Nigeria, bankers, captains of industry, and energy experts will join the President at the 5th edition of the flagship investment event to debate issues concerning the future of investments throughout the world.
The three-day event, titled INVESTMENT IN HUMANITY, will feature discussions on growth and prosperity in the energy sector, true ultimate frontiers in investments, science in action, and the impact of climate change on communities, among other topics.
Before returning to Nigeria on Friday, President Buhari will perform the smaller Hajj at Madina and Makka.
Among those set to accompany him on the trip are 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, 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, Hon. 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.