Buhari Leaves For Equatorial Guinea On Friday

President Muhammadu to attend the fifth Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) Summit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.

President Muhammadu Buhari / ThisDaylive
President Muhammadu Buhari / ThisDaylive

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday travel to attend the fifth Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) Summit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.

The one day summit will be attended by leaders of major gas producing nations of the world namely, Algeria, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Libya, Bolivia, Iran, Qatar, Russia, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates, Venezuela, Kazakhstan and Norway.

The Special Adviser on Media and publicity to the president, Femi Adesina, who made this known in a statement published on his Facebook page on Thursday, also announced that the president would head for Daura, Katsina State on a five-day official visit after the Malabo Summit.

He stated, “The Nigerian delegation will also use the opportunity to discuss current trends in the global gas market, potential policies for the energy sector and opportunities for collaboration,”

President Buhari will attend the summit alongside Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama; Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva; Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite; and the Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kolo Kyari.

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