Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on Saturday (today) represent President Muhammadu Buhari in São Tomé city for the inauguration of Mr Carlos Manuel Vila Nova, the newly elected President of Sao Tome & Principe. 

His Spokesman, Laolu Akande, said in a statement issued Saturday that the Vice President will be joining other Heads of State and government, especially from Africa.

Akande said the new President of the island Central African country was declared the winner of the run-off election conducted on the 3rd of September, 2021, and is taking over from the incumbent President, Mr Evaristo Carvalho.

He revealed that the Vice President, who left Lagos Saturday morning, was accompanied by the Foreign Affairs Minister of State, Ambassador Zubairu Dada.

He noted that Prof. Osinbajo is expected back in Abuja later in the day.

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