Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is leading a
Nigerian delegation to this year’s summit of
the African Union (AU) summit opening
Sunday, July 17 in Kigali, Rwanda.
Osinbajo, will be representing President
Muhammadu Buhari at the 27th Ordinary
Session of the Assembly of the AU which is
scheduled to hold from Sunday 17 to Monday
18 July, 2016.
The AU summit theme for this year is African
Year of Human Rights with a particular focus
on the Rights of Women.
The year 2016 is also being celebrated by the
Union as the year of Human Rights with the
aim of raising awareness on human and
peoples’ rights, particularly women’s rights,
on the continent and taking stock of progress
or efforts made, including major challenges
and/or obstacles encountered.
Osinbajo who is being accompanied by
finance minister Mrs. Kemi Adeosun and
Ambassador Babagana Kingibe among other
functionaries, leaves for Kigali today and his
expected back on Monday, July 18.
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