Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote and President of the African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina will also speak at the event.
Adesina in a statement said "President Buhari, President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi of Egypt and the Presidents of Togo, Sudan, Kenya, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea and the Prime Minister of Ethiopia are among confirmed speakers at the forum.”
Reports also say Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote and President of the African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina will also speak at the event.
Guardian reports that the forum, which is holding at a luxury resort in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, will commence on Saturday, February 20, 2016.
President Buhari will be leaving for Egypt today, Friday, February 19, 2016, to attend the conference.
The forum is organised by organised by the Egyptian government in collaboration with the African Union Commission.
The Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose said each foreign trip taken by Buhari costs Nigeria $1 million.
Fayose also urged Mr. President to stay in the country and govern, saying that foreign nations won’t solve Nigeria’s problems.