JUST IN: Osinbajo departs Nigeria

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Prof. Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, alongside some Senior Advocates of Nigeria, departed Nigeria for Kigali, Rwanda.

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The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo

The Vice President is to join other world leaders and top dignitaries to participate as a Special Guest in the ceremonies marking 25th National Commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi holding today in Kigali.

This was disclosed in a statement by Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity in the Vice President’s office.

He added that some of the activities lined up for the event include: the Kigali Genocide Memorial, the Wreaths laying ceremony and Lighting of the Flame by the President of the Republic of Rwanda and Special Guests.

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Recall that April 7, 1994, marked the beginning of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda perpetrated by the Hutu extremist-led government.

The United Nations General Assembly officially proclaimed 7 April the International Day of Reflection in 2003 on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda.

Meanwhile, Odogwublog.com gathered from a reliable source that the Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo would return to the country later today.

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