Tinubu set to attend AFCON final

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is expected to be present at the final of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Cote d’Ivoire on Sunday.

Nigeria will face Cote d’Ivoire in the final at the Alassane Ouattara Olympic Stadium in Ebimpé, Cote d’Ivoire.

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Dr Patrice Motsepe confirmed President Tinubu’s intention to grace the final during the press briefing yesterday at the Palace de la Culture, Abidjan.

Responding to a question, Mosepe stated that Vice President Kashim Shettima told him that President Tinubu would come for the final game on Sunday.

“I was with the Vice President (Kasheem Shettima) on Wednesday and he said that Nigeria’s president will come for the final,” Mosepe said.

Before now, many government officials and dignitaries from Nigeria have come to Cote d’Ivoire to support the Super Eagles.

Notable among them are the 2023 presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi Vice President Kasheem Shettima, Senate President God’swill Akpabio, Kwara State Governor Rasaq Abdul Rahman and Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun.



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