President Joe Biden of the United States of America, has announced his delegation to the inauguration of Nigeria’s President-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu, billed for May 29, 2023, in Abuja.
A statement by the White House, says the delegation will be led by The Honorable Marcia L. Fudge, Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
“President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Bola Ahmed Tinubu on May 29, 2023, in Abuja, Nigeria,” the statement reads.
Members of the Presidential Delegation are:
Mr. David Greene, Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., U.S. Embassy Abuja
The Honorable Sydney Kamlager-Dove, United States Representative (D), California
The 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
The Honorable Enoh T. Ebong, Director, U.S. Trade and Development Agency
The Honorable Mary Catherine Phee, Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs, U.S. Department of State
The Honorable Judd Devermont, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs, National Security Council
The Honorable Monde Muyangwa, Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Africa, U.S. Agency for International Development
Prompt News reports that over 50 world leaders are expected to grace the inauguration of Bola Tinubu as Nigeria’s 16th President and Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces.
Former President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, will deliver the inauguration lecture titled, ‘Deepening Democracy for Integration and Development’ on May 27.