- Togolese president, Faure Gnassingbe, receives Yemi Osinbajo on arrival in Lome
- The presidency says the vice-president is expected back in the country later on Saturday, April 14
- Uche Ogar says President Buhari has revived some projects abandoned by the immediate past administration in the southeast zone
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has represented Nigeria at an emergency meeting of leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Lome, Togo.
Following his arrival, Osinbajo was received at the airport by Togolese president, Faure Gnassingbe on Saturday, April 14, The Punch reports.
Earlier, the vice-president’s spokesperson, Laolu Akande, stated that Osinbajo is expected back in the country later on Saturday, April 14.
Akande also disclosed that the ECOWAS meeting will touch on the developments in Guinea-Bissau and that ECOWAS leaders will receive a report on the situation, deliberate on the presentation and issue a communique at the end of the meeting.
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“Osinbajo, who is accompanied to the meeting by Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, is expected back in Abuja later today," the spokesperson said.
Meanwhile, Chief Uche Ogar, a former governorship candidate under the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Abia state says that Igbos will benefit more under President Muhammadu Buhari if he emerges in 2019.
Ogar told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Saturday, April 14, that the president had revived some projects abandoned by the immediate past administration in the southeast zone.
According to him, President Buhari’s declaration for presidency in 2019 is good news especially for Igbos.
He urged people of the zone to support the president’s intention and vote for him massively when the time comes.
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