Mrs Buhari, Emir Sanusi for Zu­munta con­ven­tion in USA

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Abubakar Auwal, Sokoto

Wife of the Pres­i­dent, Aisha Muham­madu Buhari and Emir of Kano, Muham­madu Sanusi II are among prom­i­nent Nige­ri­ans ex­pected at the 25th an­niver­sary cel­e­bra­tion and an­nual con­ven­tion of Zu­munta As­so­ci­a­tion USA, slated for Au­gust 6 in Wash­ing­ton DC.

Zu­munta As­so­ci­a­tion is the um­brella group rep­re­sent­ing the 19 north­ern states and the Fed­eral Cap­i­tal Ter­ri­tory, Abuja in the United States of Amer­ica.

A state­ment by the con­ven­tion chair­man, Aliyu Mustapha, said the con­ven­tion is com­posed of four el­e­ments, in­clud­ing In­ter­na­tional ex­hi­bi­tion to pro­mote made-in-Nige­ria goods and ser­vices.

Sec­ond is the re-launch­ing of the as­so­ci­a­tion’s flag­ship schol­ar­ship pro­gramme, through which it has for more than 20 years spon­sored dozens of north­ern stu­dents to do tech­ni­cal and vo­ca­tional stud­ies in Nige­rian uni­ver­si­ties.

Mrs Buhari is the Spe­cial Guest of Honour while Emir Sanusi II will de­liver a key­note ad­dress at the as­so­ci­a­tion’s in­ter­na­tional con­fer­ence on Col­lab­o­ra­tive Strate­gies with Nige­ri­ans in the Di­as­pora for Na­tion Build­ing.

Gov­er­nors of Bauchi, Adamawa, Niger, Kano, Sokoto, Borno and Yobe states, as well as top busi­ness­men, in­clud­ing Aliko Dan­gote, Mo­hammed Indimi and T.Y. Dan­juma are ex­pected to at­tend.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Nigeria

© PressReader. All rights reserved.