Osinbajo departs Nigeria for Kigali Genocide Memorial in Rwanda (photos)

Osinbajo departs Nigeria for Kigali Genocide Memorial in Rwanda (photos)

- Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has departed the country to Kigali in Rwanda

- Osinbajo is to join world leaders at 25th national commemoration of the genocide against the Tutsi in the central African country

- The genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda perpetrated by the Hutu extremist started on April 7, 1994

Yemi Osinbajo, the vice president, has departed Nigeria to join world leaders at 25th national commemoration of the genocide against the Tutsi in Kigali, Rwanda.

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Osinbajo, who is special guest at the grand and national event, is expected to return to the country on Sunday, April 7.

A senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, Laolu Akande, revealed that activities like Kigali genocide memorial, the wreaths laying ceremony and lighting of the flame by the president of the Republic of Rwanda, Paul Kagame.

Osinbajo departs Nigeria for Kigali Genocide Memorial in Rwanda

President Paul Kagame and his wife Jeannette Nyiramongi Kagame at the national event (Photo credit: Twitter)
Source: UGC

Osinbajo departs Nigeria for Kigali Genocide Memorial in Rwanda

The genocide memorial is attended by world leaders and dignitaries, including Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (Photo credit: Twitter)
Source: UGC

Osinbajo departs Nigeria for Kigali Genocide Memorial in Rwanda

The genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda perpetrated by the Hutu extremist started on April 7, 1994 (Photo credit: Twitter)
Source: UGC

Osinbajo departs Nigeria for Kigali Genocide Memorial in Rwanda

Osinbajo, who is special guest at the grand and national event, is expected to return to the country on Sunday, April 7 (Photo credit: Twitter)
Source: UGC

The genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda perpetrated by the Hutu extremist started on April 7, 1994, a date which the United Nations General Assembly later officially proclaimed as International Day of Reflection on the bloodletting in Rwanda.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that President Muhammadu Buhari departed Abuja on Thursday, April 4, for Amman to honour an invitation by King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of Jordan to participate in the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Legit.ng gathered that the WEF on the middle east and North Africa would be held at the Dead Sea, Jordan. President delivered an address at the opening of the plenary alongside King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein and United Nations Secretary General António Guterres.

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