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Kenyatta's Inauguration: Jonathan Departs For Kenya

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SAN FRANCISCO, April 08, (THEWILL) - President Goodluck Jonathan will leave Abuja Monday night for Nairobi where he is scheduled to join other African leaders at Tuesday’s inauguration of Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta as Kenya’s fourth President.

A State House statement said, “President Jonathan will be accompanied to Mr. Kenyatta’s swearing-in ceremony at the Kasarani Sports Complex in Nairobi by the Acting Governor of Taraba State, Alhaji Garba Umar, Senator Emmanuel Paulker and the Minister of State (Foreign Affairs), Dr. Nurudeen Mohammed.”

The President will return to Abuja immediately after Mr. Kenyatta’s inauguration tomorrow and will preside over the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council as usual on Wednesday, the statement by Presidential spokesman, Reuben Abati added.