Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, will be delivering the keynote address at this year’s Africa Summit in London.
Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, said in a statement on Saturday that the summit themed “What Makes Africa Work”, would take place on Sunday and Monday.
The Africa Summit, hosted by the Financial Times of London, is a global forum reputed as one of the leading conferences in the world on African business and economic matters.
The statement read, “At the summit which attracts global leaders, economic experts, investors and intellectuals from Africa and around the world, Professor Osinbajo will discuss the increasing economic prospects in Africa and detail the progress of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, especially through the Federal Government’s medium-term Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) to the global audience.
“The summit which will also include presentations from other leaders and speakers will feature first-hand experiences and interactions from government and business leaders in the continent while providing credible opportunities and encouraging foreign investments.
“So far, the yearly event has become a platform for the dissemination of a more accurate and beneficial narrative of the improving economic environment in Africa.”
The Vice President leaves for London today (Saturday) and is expected to return to the country today..