- The Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday, May 27, left Nigeria for the ongoing G7 Summit in Italy
- Osinbajo was invited to the summit to represent Nigeria
- The Acting President will be back to Nigeria later today's evening
The Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday, May 27, left Nigeria for the ongoing G7 Summit in Taormina, Sicily in Italy .
The special assistant to the acting president Laolu Akande while speaking to journalists in Abuja on Saturday morning said Osinbajo was invited to the summit to represent Nigeria.
Akande said the president will return to Nigeria later in the evening today.
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He said: "Acting President, Osinbajo, invited to ongoing G7 summit in Italy to represent Nigeria, leaves this morning and is expected back later in the evening today.”
At the summit, leaders of seven country members of the G7, will at the meeting discuss issues affecting the world generally.
Legit.ng gathered that these leaders meet annually.
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Also, the former Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk who spoke before the meeting started said this years summit will be the most challenging of all.
Tusk said: "No doubt, this will be the most challenging G7 summit in years."
Legit.ng had earlier reported that the acting president was at the Garki Market in Abuja.
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Osinbajo during his visit interacted with traders and inquired for the prices of some foodstuff in the market.
He also met with some student from government run school at the State House on Friday, May 26.
Watch this video from the ongoing summit below:
You can also watch this Legit.ng video of #Biafra50 lecture with Professor Osinbajo and former president Olusegun Obasanjo: