VP Yemi Osinbajo jets off to Liberia for bicentennial anniversary

Nigerian Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo is set to depart for Monrovia, Liberia to represent President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, at the formal launch of the year long commemoration of the country’s bicentennial anniversary.

This was made known in a statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, Mr Laolu Akande.

Osinbajo will join other leaders across Africa and beyond to grace the event scheduled to hold at the Samuel K. Doe Stadium in Monrovia, the statement disclosed.

According to the statement, the Vice President will also attend other events later in the day in Monrovia as part of the Liberian national celebrations.

Osinbajo will be accompanied on the trip by Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Ambassador Zubairu Dada; and Special Adviser to the President on Economic Matters, Dr. Amb. Adeyemi Dipeolu.

The Vice President is expected to return to the country on Tuesday.

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