Saraki leaves Nigeria for Washington

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, Tuesday, departed for Washington DC to join other World leaders and economic experts at the spring meeting by the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF).

The Senate President is billed to participate in the African Finance Forum organized by the Corporate Council on Africa.

According to Bamikole Omishore, Special Assistant to Saraki on Foreign Affairs and International Relations, Saraki will be part of 100 project developers, financiers and African government representatives.

“They will be looking at how the fintech industry is transforming the financial sector and financing on the African continent,” Omishore said.

Saraki was accompanied by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim, and his counterpart in the Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator David Umaru.


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