Sunday, May 19, 2024
advertise your product or service on freshreporters

HomeNaija NewsShettima Ditches US Trip Due to Faulty Aircraft, Tuggar To Replace Him

Shettima Ditches US Trip Due to Faulty Aircraft, Tuggar To Replace Him

President Bola Tinubu will now be represented by Minister of Foreign Affairs Yusuf Tuggar in Dallas, Texas, during the US-Africa Business Summit in 2024.

The original plan was for Vice President Kashim Shettima to represent Tinubu at the summit, which was scheduled to take place at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas.

ALSO READ:  BREAKING: Presidential Tribunal: Judge strIkes out case made against VP Shettima

Stanley Nkwocha, the president’s senior special assistant for media and communications, stated in a statement that Shettima was unable to make the trip “due to a technical issue with his aircraft.” Shettima has now returned to Nigeria.

“Vice President Kashim Shettima who was originally scheduled to represent the President was unable to make the trip following a technical fault with his aircraft, forcing him to make a detour on the advice of the Presidential Air Fleet,” the statement reads in part.

join freshreporters telegram channel
ALSO READ:  Tinubu arrives Saudi Arabia for Summit

Nkwocha said Shettima “will carry on with other national duties”.

“The high-profile summit, taking place at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, will bring together political and business leaders from across Africa, the United States, and other regions. It features high-level dialogues, networking sessions, and plenaries,” the statement said. [CONTINUE READING HERE]

ALSO READ:  VP Shettima Arrives Presidential Tribunal, Judgement Starts By 10

For publication of your news content, articles, videos or any other news worthy materials, please send a mail to

Join Other Great Readers, FOLLOW us On WHATSAPP>>

Join Other Great Readers On TELEGRAM>>

For Advert and other info, Click this link to send a Message to the Admin

Join thousands of readers to receive daily Latest News: