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Tinubu arrives Riyadh for Saudi-Africa summit


President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has arrived in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to participate in the Saudi-Africa Summit that will take place on Friday.

The summit will focus on strengthening the economic ties between Nigeria and Saudi Arabia, as well as enhancing regional cooperation on security, energy, and development issues.

President Tinubu will highlight Nigeria’s efforts to attract more foreign investment and expand business partnerships as part of his administration’s ongoing reforms.

He will also discuss supporting joint actions, coordinating political efforts, addressing regional challenges, and facilitating economic transformation through research and innovation.

The President was accompanied by several ministers and senior officials from the federal government.

They include the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Amb Yusuf Tuggar; Minister of Education, Prof Tahir Mamman; Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister of Finance, Mr Wale Edun; Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr Betta Edu and the Minister of Budget and Economic Planning, Sen. Abubakar Bagudu.

Others are the National Security Adviser (NSA), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu; the Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Amb. Ahmed Rufai Abubakar; and the Chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Mallam Jalal Arabi.

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