Tinubu Embarks On First Official Foreign Trip To France As President Of Nigeria

President Bola Tinubu is expected to leave Nigeria tomorrow, to join world leaders in Paris, France, to review and sign a New Global Financial Pact that places vulnerable countries on priority list for support and investment, following devastating impact of climate change, energy crisis, and after effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.

This was disclosed in a statement issued by Dele Alake, Special Adviser to the President on Special Duties, Communication and Strategy.

According to the statement, the President will participate in the two-day Summit slated for June 22 and 23.

President Tinubu and the other global leaders, multilateral institutions, financial experts and economists will take a more holistic look at the recovery of economies from the impact of COVID-19 pandemic, and rising cases of poverty, with a view to providing access to finance and investment that will leverage inclusive growth.

The President will be accompanied by members of the Presidential Policy Advisory Council and senior government officials. He will return to Abuja on Saturday.