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Osinbajo holds successful bilateral meeting with President Faure Gnassingbé of Togo

Osinbajo holds successful bilateral meeting with President Faure Gnassingbé of Togo

- Acting President Yemi Osinbajo is currently attending the African Union summit holding in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

- The minister of foreign affairs Geoffrey Onyeama said Osinbajo had a successful bilateral meeting with the president of Togo

- Osinbajo who is chairing the summit, has urged African leaders to ensure that they don’t bequeath the burden of wars, poverty and misery to the next generation of Africans

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo concluded a successful bilateral meeting with the Togolese President Faure E Gnassingbé on Tuesday, July 4.

The announcement was made by the minister for foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, via his twitter handle, @GeoffreyOnyeama.

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He tweeted: “Successful bilateral meeting with the President of Togo, Faure E Gnassingbé with Ag President @ProfOsinbajo . @FEGnassingbe @AsoRock”

Also attached, were pictures from the said meeting:

Osinbajo holds successful bilateral meeting with president Faure Gnassingbé of Togo

Yemi Osinbajo meets with president Faure Gnassingbé on the sidelines of the AU summit in Addis Ababa (Photo credit: Twitter: @Geoffreyonyeama)

Osinbajo holds successful bilateral meeting with president Faure Gnassingbé of Togo

Minister of foreign affairs Geoffrey Onyeama sits in during the meeting between Yemi Osinbajo and Faure Gnassingbé (Photo credit: Twitter: @Geoffreyonyeama)

The meeting comes amidst Osinbajo’s trip to Ethiopia, where he is chairing the African Union (AU) summit holding in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.

During the session of AU Heads of State, Osinbajo asked the African leaders gathered to “rekindle our political will and determination not to bequeath to the next generation of Africans the burden of wars, poverty and misery”.

Osinbajo holds successful bilateral meeting with president Faure Gnassingbé of Togo

African leaders listen as acting president Yemi Osinbajo speaks during the AU summit in Addis Ababa (Photo credit: Facebook: Aso Rock Villa)

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Recall that NAIJ.com previously reported that Yemi Osinbajo led Nigeria’s delegation to the 27th Ordinary Session of the African Union (AU) which held from July 16 to 18, 2016, in Kigali, Rwanda.

The minister of foreign affairs, Goeffrey Onyeama, disclosed that the summit would afford Nigeria the opportunity to showcase the successes recorded by the current administration and also provide opportunity for critical appraisal of the 20 billion dollar Nigeria-Algeria trans-Saharan gas pipeline project under the New Partnership for African Development (NEPAD).

Watch this NAIJ.com TV video asking Nigerians if Osinbajo is a better president than Buhari:

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