American singer Aliaune Damala Badara Akon Thiam is to meet President Yopweri Museveni at his country home in Rwakitura.
Senior Presidential advisor on Diaspora Affairs Abbey Walusimbi has confirmed that Akon is set to visit Uganda following his wife Rozina Negusei’s visit in Febuary.
“Akon will be arriving in the country tomorrow, Thursday and is coming as a potential investor . He will be here to explore more investment opportunities,”Walusimbi said.
He noted that Akon has established himself as a big investor after recently acquiring a mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo but has also set up several investments including the Akon city back home in Senegal.
“Indeed if all goes well, you never know he might end up setting another Akon city in Uganda.” Abbey Walusimbi added.
The singer will also be accompanied by a delegation of CEOs from over 13 companies from USA, Turkey, UK and France.