Abuja - Undeterred by initial doubts, the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa takes off in Abuja Wednesday with great expectations.
Over 1,000 leaders from government, business, civil society and academia are expected to participate in the meeting that ends on Friday, reports Daily Trust.
President Goodluck Jonathan, who is expected to declare the forum open, has assured delegates of their safety.
To ensure a smooth programme, all ministries, department and agencies operating within the Abuja city are to close from Wednesday to ensure free traffic flows. Public schools within the city are also to be closed in compliance with the directive.
Read more at Daily Trust.
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