Tinubu’ll attend Bassirou Faye’s inauguration as Senegal’s president – Presidency

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President Bola Tinubu will depart Abuja on Tuesday, April 2, for Dakar, Senegal, to attend the inauguration of Senegal’s president-elect, Bassirou Diomaye Faye.

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday.

According to the statement, the Nigerian leader’s trip is on the invitation of the Republic of Senegal.

“President Tinubu, who is the Chairman of ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, will join other regional leaders to witness the inauguration at Diamniadio Exhibition Centre on Tuesday.

“The President will be accompanied on the trip by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Yusuf Maitama Tuggar, and other senior government officials.

“The President is expected to return to Nigeria after the conclusion of the inauguration,” the statement read.

Faye, 44, was elected president of Senegal penultimate Saturday.

His election was affirmed by Senegal’s constitutional council last week.

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