Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will represent Present Muhammadu Buhari at Sierra Leone’s 60th Independence Day celebration scheduled to hold place today, Tuesday, April 27, 2021, in Freetown, the country’s capital.
He would be joining the host of other world leaders, several heads of state, and Governments from Africa and beyond at the event, a statement from Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity.
“Historically, both Nigeria and Sierra Leone have shared cherished and cordial relations at least right from colonial times. The relationship has continued and evidenced in the socio-economic, technical and security cooperation over the years.
“The vice president, who leaves Abuja this morning, would be accompanied by the Foreign Affairs Minister of State, Ambassador Zubairu Dada among others, and he is expected back in Abuja later today,” the statement adds.