US President Joe Biden has disclosed that his delegation will be present at the inauguration of Bola Tinubu as the President of Nigeria on May 29.
The momentous occasion will be attended by world leaders and heads of state which will see the President-elect sworn in as the 16th leader of the country at Eagles Square, Abuja.
Also expected to grace the event are former presidents, heads of international organisations and representatives of foreign governments and agencies.
Speaking in a statement on the White House website Monday night, President Biden shared that a nine-member delegation will attend Tinubu's inauguration.
Leading the delegation will be the Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, Marcia L. Fudge.
The names listed as the delegates are David Greene, Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., U.S. Embassy Abuja; Honorable Sydney Kamlager-Dove, United States Representative (D), California; Honorable Marisa Lago, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, U.S. Department of Commerce; General Michael E. Langley, Commander of U.S. Africa Command; Honorable Enoh T. Ebong, Director, U.S. Trade and Development Agency.
Others are Honorable Mary Catherine Phee, Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Honorable Judd Devermont, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs, National Security Council and Honorable Monde Muyangwa, Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Africa, U.S. Agency for International Development.
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