• Sun. Apr 14th, 2024

President Tinubu To Attend Benin Republic’s 63rd Independence Anniversary

President Bola Tinubu will leave for Cotonou, Benin Republic, on an invitation to witness the 63rd independence anniversary of that country.

The President, who is also the Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States, will be the Special Guest of President Patrice Talon at the ceremony.

President Tinubu had discussions with President Talon at various international fora, during which he drew the attention of the Beninese leader to the need to review and strengthen cultural, trade and economic relations between the two countries, including joint border patrols on the frontlines.

The President will be accompanied on the one-day visit by six state governors, who were invited by President Talon, and his personal aides.

The six Governors are Dapo Abiodun of Ogun, Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos, Seyi Makinde of Oyo, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, Nasir Idris of Kebbi, and
Umar Bago of Niger States.

Bello Wakili