Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari jets to France today – Sunday 16 May, 2021 to attend the African Finance Summit.
The president would be accompanied by some ministers to the summit. Geoffrey Onyeama, minister of foreign affairs; Zainab Ahmed, minister of budget and national planning; Otunba Adebayo, minister of trade and investment; and Osagie Ehanire, minister of health are expected to be with the president for the summit.
Babagana Monguno, national security adviser, and Ahmed Abubakar, director-general of national intelligence agency (NIA) are also expected to be part of those expected to meet with French leader, Emmanuel Macron, the host country’s leader.
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According to president Muhammadu Buhari ’s media aide, Ahmad Bashir, the summit “will be focused on reviewing African economy, following shocks from COVID-19 pandemic, and getting relief, esp. from increased debt burden on countries.”
We expect the president and his ministers to make the best of the summit and use it as an opportunity to improve the situation of the country.