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President Buhari Leaves For Russia Today

Posted by Amarachi on Mon 21st Oct, 2019 - tori.ng

President Muhammadu Buhari alongside other Ministers will depart Abuja today to attend a three-day Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi,Russia.

President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari


President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja today to attend a three-day Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, Russia.

The summit which begins on October 23rd will end on the 25th.

During the summit, President Buhari will meet with President Vladimir Putin of Russia to further strengthen relations in security, trade and investment, and building partnership that will enhance Nigeria’s huge gas potential, following Russia’s remarkable success in gas exportation.

The summit, which will be attended by African Heads of State, will bring fresh perspectives on some global issues and challenges like nuclear technology, energy development, digital transformation, environment, technical security, mining and steel, education, agriculture, infrastructure and development strategies.

President Buhari will 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 trip are: Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Trade and Investment, Adeniyi Adebayo, Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite and Minister of State, Petroleum, Timipre Sylva.

The President will return to the country after the summit.



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