Osinbajo in Rwanda for Kagame's Swearing

Over a dozen African heads of state leaders in Rwanda for Kagame's inauguration

Over a dozen African heads of state leaders in Rwanda for Kagame's inauguration

Yemi Osinbajo has left Abuja for Kigali, the capital of Rwanda to attend the presidential inauguration of President Paul Kagame.

Osinbajo is accompanied on the trip by Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, and is expected back in the country later in the day.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sissi (R) and Rwandan President Paul Kagame inspect a guard of honour after Al-Sissi's arrival at Kigali International Airport on August 15, 2017.

Prof. Osinbajo is also expected to attend the inauguration luncheon organized for visiting presidents as part of the inauguration ceremony.

NAN reports that the Rwandan capital is wearing a new look as the country welcomes visitors and even citizens from overseas for Kagame's inauguration.

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Akande said Osinbajo would return to the country immediately after the inauguration on Friday.

NAN also gathered that movement around Kigali metropolis is partially restricted.

The dignitaries will witness the swearing-in of Paul Kagame on Friday at the Amahoro National Stadium for his third term of office.

President Kagame, following the military parade and the opening ceremony, spoke of the need for economic integration among African countries. The amendment was approved by 98% of voters.