July 25, 2024

At the Mo Ibrahim Forum in Kenya, Osinbajo, Okonjo-Iweala, and others will speak.

According to a statement from Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and other speakers are scheduled to appear at the 2023 Mo Ibrahim Governance Weekend.

The Vice President is said to be departing from Abuja today for the event this weekend in Nairobi, Kenya, and is anticipated to return “soon.”

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation, which organizes the yearly event, was founded in 2006 with a strong emphasis on the value of effective leadership and good governance for Africa. The topic for this year is “Global Africa.”

Leading figures from throughout Africa and beyond will participate in the gathering, dubbed The Ibrahim Governance Weekend (IGW), to explore pertinent topics related to the development of the African Continent.

Vice President Osinbajo has been invited as a guest speaker, along with other world leaders including Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director-General of the WTO, Mr. Donald Kaberuka, former President of the African Development Bank William Ruto, and others, according to a statement.

Osinbajo is set to speak at the first session on Saturday and attend the IGW Africa Leadership opening ceremony on Friday.

According to his spokeswoman, the Vice President will participate in a discussion about “Africa’s Weight in the World, Highlighting the Continent’s Assets and Potentials.”

Akande stated that President Mahamadou Issoufou, the 2021 Ibrahim Laureate, would be honored personally at the inaugural ceremony at a gathering of international and African leaders.

The vice president is also anticipated to meet privately with Kenyan President William Ruto and the British Minister of State for Development and Africa, Rt. Hon. Andrew Mitchell, in addition to taking part in the IGW.

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