Wednesday, 12 May 2021: Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo is in Kampala, capital of Uganda, to represent the country at the inauguration of the re-elected Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni, who is would be inaugurated for the sixth term in office.
The event comes up on Wednesday at the Independence Grounds in Kampala.
Museveni was declared winner of the January 14, 2021, election after defeating National Unity Platform’s candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine.
Nigeria and Uganda share cultural, social, and economic similarities.
Both countries enjoy good diplomatic relationship, including working together as member-states of the Commonwealth, the African Union, and the United Nations, among others.
The two countries have signed Bilateral Agreements on Technical Aid Corps, Trade, and on Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation.
Osinbajo is accompanied on the trip by the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Amb. Zubairu Dada, and the Special Adviser on Economic Matters to the President, Amb. Adeyemi Dipeolu.