Tinubu on President Buhari’s entourage to Abidjan
A national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, is one of those in the entourage of President Muhammadu Buhari to the 5th European Union-African Union Summit holding in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire on Wednesday and Thursday.
The President and members of his entourage arrived the Houphet Airport, Abidjan at exactly 5:16 pm local time (6:16pm Nigerian time) on Tuesday.
They were received by the President of Cote d’Ivoire, Alassane Ouattara.
Apart from Tinubu, others who accompanied the President are Governor Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom State Udom and Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State.
Some ministers were also in his entourage.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama led Nigerian delegation which included the President of African Development Bank, Akinwunmi Adesina; Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung; Minister of Interior, Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazzau (retd.); National Security Adviser, Maj.-Gen. Babagana Munguno (retd.); Nigeria’s ambassador, Ibrahim Isa; Senior Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora Affairs, Abike Dabiri-Erewa and some embassy officials as well as representatives of Nigerians resident in Cote d Ivoire to receive him.
Miss Emmanuella Ejim presented a bouquet of flowers to the President.
He was thereafter treated to a brief cultural display before leaving the airport.