President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Abuja today for an official visit to Britain where he is due to hold discussions on Nigeria-British relationship with Prime Minister, Mrs Theresa May, prior to the Commonwealth heads of Government meetings as scheduled for 18th to 20th April, 2018.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President, media and publicity, Garba Shehu who said this in a statement, noted that the President will also meet the Chief Executive Officer of Royal Dutch PLC, Mr. Ben Van Beurden in connection with Shell and other partners’ plan to invest $15b in Nigeria’s oil industry.
According to the SSA, “These investment ventures will lay the foundation for the next 20 years production and domestic gas supply, bringing with it all the attendant benefits both to the economy and the wider society”.
He further added that President Buhari is due to renew discussions with the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev. and Rt. Hon. Justin welby, a good friend of the President on Inter-religious harmony in Nigeria and worldwide.
Further meetings have also be scheduled for the President to see some prominent British and Nigerians residing in Britain.
However, no date of return was stated.