Buhari Arrives UK in Style
The UK-Africa Investment Summit would be hosted by the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson.
According to the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the organizers said the event is expected to bring together African leaders, international business chief executives and heads of international organizations “to create new partnerships that will deliver more investments and jobs” to the benefit of people and businesses in African countries and the United Kingdom.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met at a closed door meeting with the heads of the nation’s security agencies at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The meeting came ahead of the takeoff time of the President’s scheduled visit to London later in the day, to participate in the inaugural UK-Africa Investment Summit.
President Buhari Arrives UK in style After Meeting with Security chiefs in Nigeria
The summit itself opens on Monday, January 20. Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Femi Adesina, in a statement on Thursday said that President Buhari is expected back in Nigeria on Thursday, next week.
Addressing State House Correspondents after the meeting, Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar said the Chiefs specifically briefed the President on what their services were doing to ensure that the security of Nigerians was not compromised.
Air Marshal Abubakar said the meeting also looked at the emerging situations including the menace of banditry in some North Western states as well as other parts of the country, saying the Nigeria Air Force was already assembling some of the fighter aircraft recently procured by the Federal Government to prosecute the onslaught against Boko Haram activities in the North East of the country.