Tinubu to attend Guinea-Bissau’s independence anniversary Thursday

President Tinubu

PRESIDENT Bola Tinubu will on Thursday join other Heads of State and Government in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, to celebrate the country’s 50th Independence Anniversary and Armed Forces Day.

Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, said this in a statement on Wednesday in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

He said the president would arrive Bissau on Thursday for the ceremony being hosted by Guinea-Bissau’s President Umaro Embalo.

Guinea-Bissau marked its 50th Independence Anniversary on Sept. 24, but the Government had scheduled all celebrations for Nov. 16.

President Tinubu is expected to return to Nigeria on Thursday.


-November 15, 2023 @ 14:28 GMT |