President Muhammadu Buhari, will on Monday, depart Abuja, to attend a 3-day Russia-Africa Summit, in Sochi, Russia, his Senior Particular Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has stated.
The Summit, scheduled for between October 23 and 25, could be specializing in exploring and increasing alternatives in safety, commerce and funding, science and know-how, and gasoline manufacturing.
Shehu stated: “In the course of the Summit, President Buhari will meet with President Vladimir Putin of Russia, to additional strengthen relations in safety, commerce and funding, and constructing partnership that may improve Nigeria’s big gasoline potential, following Russia’s outstanding success in gasoline exportation.
“The Summit, which can be attended by African Heads of State, will convey contemporary views on some international points and challenges like nuclear know-how, vitality improvement, digital transformation, atmosphere, technical safety, mining and metal, schooling, agriculture, infrastructure and improvement methods.
“An African Enterprise Discussion board, which is able to convey collectively African and Russian Enterprise Leaders, can be held in the course of the occasion, to reinforce Russian investments in Africa, and promote African enterprise curiosity within the host nation.
“President Buhari can be accompanied by Governor Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State, Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State, and Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State.
“Others on the journey are: Minister of International Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Commerce and Funding, Adeniyi Adebayo, Minister of Mines and Metal Improvement, Olamilekan Adegbite, and Minister of State, Petroleum, Timipre Sylva. The President will return to the nation after the Summit.”