Osinbajo arrives in Kampala for Museveni’s inauguration
NEWSMAN – Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has arrived in Kampala, Uganda, to represent the country at the inauguration of re-elected Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni.
The event, which comes up on Wednesday at the Independence Grounds in Kampala, will be Museveni’s sixth inauguration as a democratically-elected leader.
Museveni was declared winner of 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 a 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, The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported.
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.