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Akpabio leads presidential delegation to Hage Geingob’s funeral in Namibia

Akpabio leads presidential delegation to Hage Geingob’s funeral in Namibia
February 24
10:35 2024

Senate President Godswill Akpabio will, on Saturday, lead a presidential delegation to the state funeral Of Hage Geingob, the late president of Namibia.

Geingob died on February 4.

In a statement, Eseme Eyiboh, special adviser on media to Akpabio, said President Bola Tinubu, in a letter dated February 22, 2024, appointed the senate president as special envoy and leader of the Nigerian delegation to the event billed to hold at Windhoek, Namibia’s capital.

According to the programme of events, the memorial service and burial services for Geingob will be held at Independence Stadium on February 24 and Heroes’ Acre, Windhoek, on February 25.

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Eyiboh said the trip is aimed at demonstrating Nigeria’s solidarity with Namibia’s government and its people.

It will also convey Tinubu’s condolences and renewed assurances of sincere regards to the country.

Other members of the delegation are Zephaniah Jisalo, minister of special duties and inter- governmental affairs, and Ya’u Shehu Darazo, special adviser to the president on political affairs.

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