Wike confers Abuja citizenship on Senegalese President Faye


The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, received the visiting President of Senegal, Bassirou Diomaye Faye, on Thursday.

Saga Gist reports that Faye is in Nigeria on an official visit to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

Wike welcomed the Senegalese President on his arrival at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on behalf of President Tinubu.

The FCT Minister conferred on him the honorary citizenship of Abuja with the presentation of the symbolic key to the city.

According to the minister, the key conferred on the Senegalese President all the rights and privileges of a citizen.

It also served as a mark of respect for the strong friendship and cordial relationship between Nigeria and Senegal.

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