President Tinubu To Depart Nigeria For Guinea-Bissau

November 15th, 2023
President Bola Tinubu

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu will depart Nigeria, on Thursday, November 16, to join other Heads of State and Government in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, to celebrate the country’s 50th Independence Anniversary and Armed Forces Day.

In a statement on Wednesday by his spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, President Tinubu will arrive in Bissau on Thursday for the ceremony, which will be hosted by President Umaro Sissoco Embalo.

Guinea-Bissau marked its 50th Independence Anniversary on September 24, 2023, but the Government had scheduled all celebrations for November 16, 2023.

The Nigerian President is expected to return to Abuja on Thursday.