Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo will symbolize Nigeria in Kenya on the inauguration of William Ruto as its fifth President on Tuesday, September 13.
Ruto’s electoral victory in final month’s election was affirmed by the nation’s Supreme Court docket final week.
This was disclosed within the State Home press launch issued, yesterday, by the Senior Particular Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande.
The assertion indicated that the Vice President could be accompanied on the journey by the Minister of State for Overseas Affairs, Ambassador Zubairu Dada, and the Particular Adviser to the President on Political Issues, Senator Babafemi Ojudu.
It learn: “Prof. Osinbajo departs Abuja tonight and will join other leaders across Africa and beyond for the swearing-in ceremony scheduled to hold in Nairobi with about 20 heads of state expected to grace the ceremony”.
Based on the assertion, one of many highlights of the occasion could be the handing over the devices of energy together with a ceremonial sword and a duplicate of Kenya’s Structure to the brand new president by outgoing President Uhuru Kenyatta.
It additional famous that Nigeria and Kenya share very heat and lengthy standing diplomatic relations underpinned by robust financial cooperation and cultural affinities.
The assertion concluded saying Professor Osinbajo would return to Abuja after the occasion.