The president of the United States, Joe Biden, has named his team to attend the inaugurations of the president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and the vice president-elect, Kashim Shettima.
Biden announced a nine-member delegation for the inauguration in a statement issued on the White House website on Monday night, May 22.
According to PM News, the group will be led by Marcia L. Fudge, Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Below are other members of the presidential delegation:
- Mr. 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
- The Honorable Enoh T. Ebong, Director, U.S. Trade and Development Agency
- The Honorable Mary Catherine Phee, Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs, U.S. Department of State
- The Honorable Judd Devermont, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs, National Security Council
- The Honorable Monde Muyangwa, Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Africa, U.S. Agency for International Development.
The former president of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, will offer a speech titled ‘Deepening Democracy for Integration and Development’ on May 27.
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