PICTORIAL: Presidents, US, Canadian delegations arrive for inauguration

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US EnvoyMany dignitaries, representatives of foreign governments, diplomats and heads of international organisations arrived in Abuja, the nation’s capital, on Sunday, for the inauguration of Bola Tinubu as Nigeria’s president.

The United States delegation led by the US Secretary for Housing, Secretary Marcia Fudge touched down at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport on Sunday afternoon.

The announcement was made on the mission’s official Twitter handle: “Welcome to Nigeria! We are excited to receive the delegation from @POTUS Biden, led by @SecFudge from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, as they join us in Abuja for the inauguration of President-Elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu”, the mission wrote.

Also, the Canadian delegation, led by the Canadian Minister for Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, Hussein Ahmed, has arrived in the country.

Also, the Presidents of Algeria, Abdelmadjid Tebboune; Paul Kagame (Rwanda); Adamu Barrow (Gambia); Denis Nguesso (Congo Brazzaville); Évariste Ndayishimiye (Burundi) are also in the country for the ceremony.

Others are the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo Addo; President Samia Hassan of Tanzania, and her Chadian counterpart, Mahamat Déby, among others.

Below are photos of some of the dignitaries

Minister of External Relations, Téte António, will represent President João Lourenço at the swearing-in of Bola Tinubu as Nigeria’s president
Angola’s Minister of External Relations, Téte António
President of the Niger Republic, Mohamed Bazoum
President of the Niger Republic, Mohamed Bazoum
President Macky Sall of Senegal
President Macky Sall of Senegal
President Macky Sall of Senegal
President Macky Sall of Senegal
Burundi’s Head of State, Évariste Ndayishimiye, and his wife, Angeline Ndayishimiye
Burundi’s Head of State, Évariste Ndayishimiye

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