BREAKING: President Tinubu Returns To Nigeria After Short Visit to Neighboring Country

BREAKING: President Tinubu Returns To Nigeria After Short Visit to Neighboring Country

  • President Bola Tinubu returned to Nigeria from the 63rd independence anniversary of the Benin Republic on Tuesday
  • It was earlier reported that President Tinubu travelled to the West African country in the morning but returned on the same day
  • Benin Republic will b the sixth country that President Tinubu has visited him since he took the oath of office

President Bola Tinubu has returned to Nigeria from Cotonou, the capital of the Benin Republic, a neighbouring country with Nigeria.

Earlier on Tuesday, August 1, the president was reported to have travelled to the neighbouring country at the invitation of the French-speaking country's president, Patrica Talon, for the 63rd independence anniversary of the neighbouring West African country.

Bola Tinubu/APC/Benin Republic
President Tinubu return to Nigeria from Benin Photo Credit: Bola Ahmed Tinubu
Source: Twitter

The arrival of President Tinubu was disclosed in a tweet by NTA on Tuesday evening. See the tweet below:

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Aside from President Tinubu, Talon also invited six state governors in Nigeria for the independence anniversary.

List of governors that followed Tinubu to Benin

The six governors are governors of the states that shared borders with the Benin Republic. They are Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos, Dapo Abiodun of Ogun, and Seyi Makinde of Oyo State.

Others are AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq of Kwara, Umar Bago of Niger and Nasiru Idris of Kebbi state, and they were also present at the Independence celebration of the country.

The update was revealed by Tolu Ogunlesi, an ex-aide to former President Muhammadu Buhari, in a tweet earlier on Tuesday. See the tweet here:

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The Benin Republic will be the fifth country President Tinubu will travel to since he took the oath of office on May 29.

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