The President , Muhammadu Buhari , will embark on a six -day trip to London on Friday , according to the State House. He is to participate in the inaugural UK – Africa Investment Summit , while in London.
The summit itself opens on Monday , January 20 , but Buhari jets out of Abuja on Friday .
Buhari is expected back in Nigeria on Thursday , next week .
The Presidency , in a statement by Buhari’ s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina , explained that the British Prime Minister , Boris Johnson , would play host to the summit.
The Presidency listed those to be on Buhari’ s entourage as Governors Yahaya Bello , Muhammad Inuwa and Okezie Ikpeazu of Kogi , Gombe and Abia States respectively.
“ Also on the presidential entourage are the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama ; Minister of Industry , Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo; the Minister of Finance , Budget and National Planning , Zainab Ahmed ; the National Security Adviser , Major General Babagana Monguno ( retd ); and the Director -General, National Intelligence Agency , Ambassador Ahmed Rufai Abubakar, ” the statement added.