President Buhari has arrived Amman, the capital of Jordan for the World Economic Forum on Middle East and North Africa, Today’s Echo has gathered.
Lauretta Onochie, Presidential Assistant on New Media announced his arrival, with the statement:
“The Eagle has landed!”
The president departed Abuja for Amman last night.
“Buhari will deliver an address at the opening of the plenary alongside King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein and United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres, and join world economic leaders in an informal gathering at the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Centre,” The presidency said a statement available to Today’s Echo.
According to the presidency, Buhari would be accompanied on the trips by Governors Abubakar Badaru, Abiola Ajimobi and Yahaya Bello of Jigawa, Oyo and Kogi States respectively.
Others on his entourage include Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama; the National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. Mohammed Babagana Monguno (rtd), and other top government officials.
The president will depart Amman Sunday for Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) to participate in the ninth edition of the Annual Investment Meeting, April 8-10, 2019.
“The meeting also seeks to explore investment opportunities in more than 140 countries, connect businesses and countries willing to engage in sustainable partnerships with investors,” according to the presidency.