The U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, will lead a delegation to the inauguration of Nigeria’s President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari.
On its Twitter handle, the U.S. Department of State announced the decision on Monday.
Today @POTUS announced that @JohnKerry will lead the U.S. Presidential Delegation to the inauguration of President-elect Buhari of #Nigeria.
Preparations have started for the inauguration that will hold on May 29.
General Buhari defeated the incumbent President in the March 28 presidential election with over two million votes, the first time an incumbent president would be defeated.