Nigeria has been invited to the G7 Summit, which is currently being held in Taormina, Sicily in Italy.
This was confirmed by the Special Assistant on Media to the Acting President, Laolu Akande.
“Acting President, Osinbajo, invited to ongoing G7 summit in Italy to represent Nigeria, leaves this morning and is expected back later in the evening today,” he wrote on his Twitter feed on Saturday.
The leaders of the United States, Canada, Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Japan – countries collectively known as the Group of Seven (G 7) – meet annually to discuss a wide range of issues, including global economy, security and energy.
The summit, which started on Friday, May 26, will end on Saturday, May 27.