PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI SET TO PARTICIPATE IN RUSSIA–AFRICA SUMMIT IN SOCHI
Written by darling on October 21, 2019
President MUHAMMADU BUHARI will depart Abuja today to attend a three-day Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, Russia.
During the summit, President BUHARI will meet with Russia President VLADIMIR PUTIN 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.
President BUHARI is also expected to sign some military agreement with Russia to boost war against Boko Haram terrorists.
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, education, and infrastructure and development strategies.
The summit is slated on October 23rd and will end on the 25th, while PresidentBUHARI will return to the country after the summit.