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Nigeria President Buhari Leaves for Washington on Sunday, to Speak on US-Africa Leaders Summit 

The High-Level Meeting, which holds December 13-15, is at the instance of the US President Joe Biden.

Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Daura on Sunday for Washington, United States, to join other leaders at the United States-Africa Leaders Summit.

The High-Level Meeting, which holds December 13-15 is at the instance of the United States President, Joe Biden, who is looking forward to “working with African governments, civil society, diaspora communities across the United States, and the private sector to continue strengthening our shared vision for the future of US-Africa relations.”

President Buhari will on the first day of the summit speak on the topic: Conservation, Climate Adaptation and a Just Energy Transition, dwelling directly on the ”Just Energy Transition” component.

He will also address some of the other sub-themes of the Summit as well as participate in the US-Africa Business Forum (USABF) hosted by the US Department of Commerce 

On the sidelines of the Summit, the Corporate Council of Africa will host the Nigerian delegation to a US-Nigeria Business and Investment Forum Business Roundtable during which Nigerian organisations and businesses are expected to sign agreements with their American counterparts.

President Buhari, who will be accompanied on the trip by Governors Bala Mohammed and AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Bauchi and Kwara States respectively, some Ministers and other top government officials, is expected back in the country on Sunday, December 18.