Osinbajo leads Nigerian delegation to World Economic Forum in Davos

Osinbajo leads Nigerian delegation to World Economic Forum in Davos
January 17 20:17 2017

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is leading Nigeria’s delegation to this year’s World Economic Forum holding this week in Davos, Switzerland, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President in the Office of the Vice President, Mr. Laolu Akande, said in a statement on Tuesday.

Akande said Osinbajo would lead a discussion on business in Nigeria where some ministers would also feature.

According to the statement, the Vice President would be accompanied by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okey Enelamah; Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh; Minister of Water Resources, Mr. Suleiman Adamu and the Special Adviser on Economic Matters to the President, Dr. Adeyemi Dipeolu.

“Besides, the session on Business in Nigeria, the Vice President, Prof. Osinbajo, will feature in a number of other discussions alongside world leaders including presidents and prime ministers.

“For instance, he will be discussing on the theme Building Africa with Rwandan President Paul Kagame and the Prime Minister of Ethiopia Mr. Hailemariam Dessalegn, among others. The Vice President would also feature on a panel discussion on Terrorism.

“While in Davos, the Vice President  will hold meetings with some of the global companies and other leaders attending the forum,” the statement said.