The Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, is leading Nigerian delegation to Davos, Switzerland, for the 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, taking place from Tuesday to Friday.
According to a statement, on Monday, by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, Osinbajo, who left the country earlier in the day, would be proceeding to Davos from Monrovia, where he had earlier witnessed the inauguration of George Weah as the new Liberian President.
According to Akande, the theme of this year’s edition of the WEF is, “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World,” with emphasis on finding ways to reaffirm international co-operation on shared interests on matters, such as the global economy, international security and the environment.
Other engagement in Davos
He disclosed that while in Davos, Osinbajo will hold a number of bilateral meetings with representatives of other countries, international business interests and development partners.
He said there would also be a special forum specifically for Nigeria, which involves engagement and interaction with Development Finance Institutions and Global Institutional Investors in support of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan of the present administration.