The Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo will depart Abuja, this morning for Sierra Leone to attend the country’s 60th Independence Day celebration.
Prof. Osinbajo, who is representing President Muhammadu Buhari at the celebration will join other leaders in Freetown.
A statement sent to DAILY POST on Tuesday by his Spokesman, Laolu Akande, said historically, Nigeria and Sierra Leone have shared cherished and cordial relations at least, right from the colonial times.
He said, ”The relationship has continued and evidenced in the socio-economic, technical and security cooperation over the years.”
Akande added that Osinbajo would be accompanied by the Foreign Affairs Minister of State, Ambassador Zubairu Dada, among others, and he is expected back in Abuja later today.