VP Kashim Shettima arrives Rome for UN Food Systems Summit

He is also expected to hold bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the Summit.

The Vice President, Senator Kashim Shettima on Sunday arrived in Rome, Italy, to represent President Bola Tinubu at the United Nations Food Systems Summit scheduled to hold from Monday, 24th to Wednesday, 26th July, 2023.

“The VP was received at Leonardo Da Vinci airport at 7:45pm Italian time by the Ambassador of Nigeria to Italy, Amb. Mfawa Omini Abam, Head, Consolar Department, Nigerian Embassy in Italy Hon. Ugochukwu Onuzulike and President of Nigerian Community in Rome, Crown Prince Chima Ibezim.” said the Director Information, Office of the Vice President, Mr. Olusola Abiola.

At Monday’s opening event, the Vice President would chair high-level sessions under the theme “Innovative Financing for Food System Transformation: the Case of Nigeria” and the side event on ”Scaling up Multi Stakeholders Collaboration and Investment in the Implementation of Food Systems Transformation Pathways in Nigeria.”

He is also expected to hold bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the Summit.

Vice President Shettima was accompanied on the trip by the Permanent Secretaries of Ministries of Agriculture, Environment and other senior government officials.

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