On Tuesday, April 2, 2024%, President Bola Tinubu will leave Abuja for Dakar, Senegal, to attend the inauguration of Bassirou Faye, the country’s incoming president.

Ajuri Ngelale, Tinubu’s Special Advisor on Media and Publicity, revealed this information on behalf of the Presidency in a statement headed “President Tinubu to attend inauguration of Senegal’s President-elect Bassirou Faye.”At the invitation of the Senegalese government, Tinubu, the Chairman of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, is making his first visit to the nation since taking office.

According to Ngelale, “he will attend the inauguration at the Diamniadio Exhibition Centre on Tuesday along with other regional leaders.

“It is anticipated that he will travel back to Nigeria after the inauguration. Senegal is President Tinubu’s 17th overseas trip and his fifth African state visit since taking office ten months ago.

He has traveled to the following places thus far: New Delhi, India; Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates; Berlin, Germany; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Nairobi, Kenya; London, United Kingdom; Bissau, Guinea-Bissau (twice); New York, United States of America; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Berlin, Germany; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; and Doha, Qatar.

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