Vice President, Kashim Shettima is expected to leave Abuja for Johannesburg, South Africa, on Monday, to represent President Bola Tinubu at the 15th BRICS Summit of Heads of State and Government.
Shettima will be joining other business and political leaders across the world at the Summit scheduled for the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, from August 22 to 24.
This was disclosed in a statement by Director, Information, Office of the Vice President, Olusola Abiola.
Notable leaders expected to attend the event include South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, President Xi Jinping of China, Brazil’s President Luiz Lula da Silva, and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Other dignitaries invited to the summit include the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the chairperson of the African Union Commission, and the President of the New Development Bank.