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Breaking: Blinken arrives Presidential Villa, meets Tinubu

Breaking: Blinken arrives Presidential Villa, meets Tinubu

Antony Blinken, the United States Secretary of State, has arrived at Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Blinken, who arrived at the State House at about 6:55 pm Nigerian time, was ushered into the bilateral meeting with President Bola Tinubu by Yusuf Tuggar, Foreign Affairs Minister

He was received by the president’s team led by Yusuf Tuggar, Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Others include Femi Gbajabiamila, Chief of Staff to the President, Dele Alake, Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Idris Mohammed, Minister of Information and National Orientation, Lateef Fagbemi, Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Wale Edu, Finance Minister and Coordinating Minister of the Economy; and other top government officials

The bilateral meeting will dwell on insecurity, Health, and Climate change issues, as well as other challenges facing the West African subregion

He is later expected to depart for Lagos at about 10 pm for other engagements scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday and is expected to depart Nigeria for Angola later tomorrow night

Details later…