May 29: Biden Names Nine-member Delegation For Tinubu’s Inauguration
United States President, Joe Biden, has announced a nine-member presidential delegation that will attend the May 29 inauguration of President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
In a statement issued by the White House Honourable Marcia L. Fudge, Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, will lead the delegation.
Other include David Greene, Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., U.S. Embassy Abuja., the Honorable Sydney Kamlager-Dove, United States Representative (D), California, the Honorable Marisa Lago, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, U.S. Department of Commerce, General Michael E. Langley, Commander of U.S. Africa Command.
Also, Honourable Enoh T. Ebong, Director, U.S. Trade and Development Agency, Honorable Mary Catherine Phee, Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs, U.S. Department of State. Honorable Judd Devermont, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs, National Security Council and Honorable Monde Muyangwa, Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Africa, U.S. Agency for International Development.
Overtnews reports that the announcement comes days after US Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken, held talks with Tinubu, promising to strengthen the US-Nigeria ties when he assumes office.