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Wike confers 44-year-old Senegalese President with Abuja citizenship

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Nigeria, Nyesom Wike, has conferred the honorary citizenship of Abuja on the President of Senegal, Bassirou Diomaye Faye.

Wike received the 44-year-old president on Thursday, May 16, 2024, and presented him with the presentation of the symbolic key to the city.

Wike confers 44-year-old Senegalese President with Abuja citizenship

Faye on an official visit in Nigeria to discuss strengthening bilateral relations with 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.

According to the FCT Minister, the key conferred on the President Faye all the rights and privileges of a citizen. He added that it also serve as a mark of respect for the strong friendship and cordial relationship between Nigeria and Senegal.

Meanwhile, in another news…

CorrectNG reported last year that Nigerian music superstar, David Adeleke also known Davido was invited by the Georgia state Assembly in the United States for special recognition.

The singer announced this through his official Twitter account after attending the Georgia General Assembly meeting where he was recognised as an Outstanding Citizen.

Davido, who has a day designated in his honour in the U.S. state, shared a video and photo of his letter of recognition signed by the Secretary of State, Brad Raffensperger.

He wrote; “This morning I attended the U.S state of Georgia General assembly meeting with the Georgia House of Representatives and Georgia state senate to be recognized as an ‘Outstanding Georgia Citizen’ … God is good. 🇺🇸🌎🇳🇬”