President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Abuja for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to participate in the investment conference organized 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, 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 progress and prosperity with energy; true final frontiers in investments; science in action; and impact of climate change on communities among others.
According to a statement by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, President Buhari will also perform the lesser Hajj in Madina & Makka before returning to the country on Friday.
The President will be accompanied on the trip by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo
; 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, Maj. Gen Babagana Monguno; Director General of National Intelligence Agency, Amb. Ahmed Rufai Abubakar; and Managing Director of Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, Uche Orji.
Some famous players in the private sector will also take part in the conference and they include: Alhaji Mohammed Indimi, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Tope Shonubi , Wale Tinubu, Alhaji Abdulsamad Rabiu, Hassan Usman, Omoboyode Olusanya, Abubakar Suleiman, Herbert Wigwe, Leo Stan Ekeh, Alan Seinfield and Alhaji Dahiru Mangal