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Vice President Shettima is heading to America to attend the US-Africa Business Summit

Vice President Shettima is heading to America to attend the US-Africa Business Summit

Vice President, Kashim Shettima, will leave Abuja this evening for Dallas, USA, to represent President Bola Tinubu at the 2024 US-Africa Business Summit to be hosted by the Corporate Council of Africa.

According to a statement issued by his spokesman, Stanley Nkosha, the Vice President will join other political and business leaders across Africa, the United States of America and beyond to attend the summit which will include high-level dialogues, networking working sessions and plenary sessions, all of which are scheduled to take place. Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas.

Among the African leaders expected to attend the summit are: His Excellency Joseph Boakai, President of the Republic of Liberia; His Excellency Lazarus Chakwera, President of the Republic of Malawi; His Excellency João Lourenço, President of the Republic of Angola; His Excellency Mr Mokweetsi EK Masisi, President of the Republic of Botswana; His Excellency Mr. José María Neves, President of the Republic of Cabo Verde, and His Excellency Mr. Nthoming Magara, Deputy Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Lesotho.

Alongside the plenary session of the summit, Senator Shettima is expected to speak at the roundtable on investing in African infrastructure with a focus on impact and returns.

He is also scheduled to speak before a high-level panel on agribusiness, with a focus on moving “from food insecurity to thriving agribusiness.”

“In addition, the Vice President will speak at a plenary session on Navigating Africa’s Energy Future as well as chair a session dedicated to promoting the Invest in Nigeria initiative.”

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He is also expected to attend other meetings and gatherings on the sidelines of the summit.

“Vice President Shettima is expected to return to the country after completing his duties in the United States,” Nwocha said.

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