Press RElease: Vice president Osibanjo leaves for Abidjan today to attend inauguration of new AfDB president
Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, will depart Abuja later today to represent President Muhammadu Buhari at the swearing-in ceremony of Nigeria’s immediate past Agriculture Minister, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina as President of the African Development Bank, AfDB.
The inauguration will take place tomorrow Tuesday September 1, 2015, in the Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire.
It would be recalled that President Buhari actively supported the candidature of the AfDB president-elect in a keenly contested election conducted in May this year even before the Buhari presidency assumed office.
The Vice President will speak at the event and return to Abuja later tomorrow.
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