…By Lola Smith for TDPel Media.
Prominent world leaders, delegations, diplomats, heads of international organizations, and key political allies have begun arriving in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, in preparation for the highly anticipated inauguration of Bola Tinubu as Nigeria’s president.
Naija News previously reported that a delegation from the United States, led by Marcia L. Fudge, the Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, arrived in Abuja on Sunday ahead of the momentous ceremony.
Similarly, a Canadian delegation, headed by Hussein Ahmed, the Canadian Minister for Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, has also arrived in Nigeria to attend the event.
Notably, several presidents have also graced the country with their presence.
Among them are Abdelmadjid Tebboune of Algeria, Paul Kagame of Rwanda, Adamu Barrow of Gambia, Denis Nguesso of Congo Brazzaville, and Évariste Ndayishimiye of Burundi.
Additionally, Nana Akufo Addo of Ghana, Samia Hassan of Tanzania, and Mahamat Déby of Chad are among the distinguished leaders who have arrived for the ceremony.
Accompanied by their respective delegations, these leaders and dignitaries have converged in Abuja to participate in the historic occasion.
Photographs from the event showcase the presence of esteemed figures, including Téte António, Angola’s Minister of External Relations, representing President João Lourenco at Tinubu’s swearing-in.
Mohamed Bazoum, the President of Niger Republic, and Macky Sall, the President of Senegal, are also among the notable attendees.
The gathering of such influential leaders underscores the significance and international attention surrounding the inauguration of Bola Tinubu as Nigeria’s president.
The event promises to be a momentous occasion, with leaders from various nations coming together to witness this landmark transition of power.