Osinbajo Departs For Benin Republic


The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo will on Friday depart  Nigeria for the Benin Republic.

The Vice President is traveling to Niger to represent President Muhammadu Buhari at an extraordinary ECOWAS summit.

The extraordinary summit according to information made available by Mr. Laolu Akande, spokesperson to the Vice President on his verified tweeter handle is holding to review the ongoing situation in Guinea Bissau.

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It said Prof. Osinbajo is expected back in the country later today.

According to the tweet, “VP Osinbajo is to represent President Buhari today in Niger where an Extraordinary ECOWAS summit is holding to review the ongoing situation in Guinea Bissau. He will depart Abuja this morning and return later today.’’

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Abayomi Adeshida, a photojournalist with Vanguard, was on Thursday morning beaten up by security aides of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo.

The incident took place at the banquet hall of the presidential villa in Abuja where the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), chaired by Abike Dabiri-Erewa, organised a summit (pictured).

Adeshida was taking photographs of the vice president at the exhibition stand when Department of State Services (DSS) operatives pounced on him as Osinbajo was being presented a copy of the magazine as a souvenir.

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The photojournalist later told his colleagues that he was not told his offence. He said he did not do anything out of the ordinary before the security operatives started hitting him.

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