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VP Osinbajo to represent President Buhari at Akwa Ibom’s 32nd anniversary

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated this at the end of a four week-training for 1500 youths who participated in the N-Creative programme held in Benin.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, will be representing the President at the 32nd anniversary of the creation of Akwa Ibom this weekend in Uyo, the State capital.

As Akwa Ibom sets to celebrate 32 years of statehood on September 23, 2019, the government and people of the State are ready to celebrate the anniversary with a lineup of activities.

Prof. Osinbajo who is expected to arrive in Uyo on Saturday will commission some projects to commemorate the anniversary and also attend a church service on Sunday to mark the event.

Newsmen report that Akwa Ibom was among the States of the Federation founded in 1987 by the military government of General Ibrahim Babangida.

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The VP had visited Osun State earlier on Saturday where he spoke at the 8th Convocation Lecture of the State University.

He is expected back in Abuja on Sunday.

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