Shettima to Represent Tinubu at US-Africa Business Summit

May 6, 2024
US-Africa Business Summit

By Adedapo Adesanya

The Vice President, Mr Kashim Shettima, has departed Abuja for Dallas, United States of America, to represent President Bola Tinubu at the 2024 US-Africa Business Summit hosted by the Corporate Council on Africa where he will speak at the Roundtable on African Infrastructure Investment with a focus on impact and returns.

A statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Communications, Mr Stanley Nkwocha, stated that the Vice President would join other political and business leaders across Africa, the United States of America and beyond for the summit featuring high-level dialogues, networking business sessions and the plenary.

Among African leaders expected at the summit include President Joseph Boakai of the Republic of Liberia; President Lazarus Chakwera of the Republic of Malawi; President Joao Lourenço of the Republic of Angola; President Mokgweetsi E. K. Masisi of the Republic of Botswana; President José Maria Neves of the Republic of Cabo Verde, and the Deputy Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Lesotho, Honourable Nthomeng Majara.

He is also scheduled to speak on a high-level panel on agribusiness, focusing on transiting “from food insecurity to thriving agribusinesses”.

The statement also added that the Vice President will speak at a plenary session on Navigating Africa’s Energy Future, chair a session dedicated to promoting the Invest in Nigeria initiative and attend other meetings and engagements on the sideline of the summit.

Adedapo Adesanya

Adedapo Adesanya is a journalist, polymath, and connoisseur of everything art. When he is not writing, he has his nose buried in one of the many books or articles he has bookmarked or simply listening to good music with a bottle of beer or wine. He supports the greatest club in the world, Manchester United F.C.

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