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Remi Tinubu, Other African First Ladies Resolve To Strengthen Regional Collaboration

Remi Tinubu is also expected to deliver her maiden address at the Assembly on Sunday 18th February.


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The the First Ladies met on the sideline of the African Union General Assembly. Photo: Remi Tinubu.

 

Nigeria’s First Lady Remi Tinubu and other African first ladies have resolved to strengthen collaboration among themselves.

The First Ladies under the auspices of the Organization of African First Ladies for Development (OAFLAD) met in Addis Ababa the Ethiopian capital on the sideline of the ongoing African Union General Assembly.

Saturday’s meeting which was chaired by the Vice President of the Organization and First Lady of the Democratic Republic of Congo Mrs Denise Nyakeru Tshisekedi noted that this collaboration must be encouraged to enhance more development and promote growth among member countries, according to a statement from Remi Tinubu’s media aide Busola Kukoyi.

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Nigeria’s First Lady Remi Tinubu. Photo: Presidency

 

“The meeting which had in attendance First Ladies from member countries in attendance including the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Senator Oluremi Tinubu observed a minute silence in honor of the late Namibian President Hage Geingob whose wife was the President of OAFLAD until his demise on the 4th of February 2024,” the statement read.

The First Ladies also attended the opening session of the AU General Assembly alongside the Presidents of member countries.

The 28th General Assembly of the Organization of African First Ladies OAFLAD continues on Sunday 18th February with the technical sessions and presentations of positions papers on its #We Are Equal campaign among other issues.

Remi Tinubu is also expected to deliver her maiden address at the Assembly on Sunday 18th February.