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Shettima departs Nigeria for US-Africa business summit

Shettima departs Nigeria for US-Africa business summit

Nigeria's Vice President, Kashim Shettima

Nigeria’s Vice President, Kashim Shettima has departed Abuja for Dallas, the United States of America, to represent President Bola Tinubu at the 2024 US-Africa Business Summit.

The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Communications, Stanley Nkwocha, revealed this in a statement on Sunday.

The statement titled ‘VP Shettima departs Abuja to Represent President Tinubu at 2024 US-Africa Business Summit in the United States.’

“The Vice President will join other political and business leaders across Africa, the United States of America and beyond for the summit featuring high-level dialogues, networking business sessions and the plenary, all scheduled for the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Centre in Dallas, Texas,” the statement reads.

According to the statement, he is also expected to attend other meetings and engagements on the sideline of the summit.

Other African leaders expected at the summit include Presidents Joseph Boakai of Liberia, Lazarus Chakwera of Malawi, Joao Lourenço Angola, Mokgweetsi E. K. Masisi of the Republic of Botswana, José Maria Neves of Cabo Verde and Deputy Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Lesotho, Hon. Nthomeng Majara.

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