Buhari, Sanwo-Olu In Japan For Africa Development Summit




Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in the entourage of President Mohammadu Buhari following an invite by the Japanese Government, attended the 7th Tokyo Conference on African Development (TICAD7). The conference with the theme; “Africa and Yokohama, sharing passion for the future”, took place in the city of Yokohama from August 28 to 30th.


The Chief Press Secretary, Lagos State Mr. Gboyega Akosile stated that, the Governor was to join President Buhari on the third Plenary session of the conference, where the President was to give a keynote speech on Nigeria—Japan relations and takeaways from TICAD6.



Governors, Mr. Godwin Obaseki of Edo State; Prince Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State; President Muhammadu Buhari; Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State; Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals, Mrs. Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire; Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq; Minister of Women Affairs and Special Development, Dame Pauline Tallen; President of the Africa Development Bank (AFDB), Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina; Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Hajia Sadiya Umar-Farouk and others during the official launch of the Nigeria Integrated SGDs Model Report titled: Achieving the SDGs in Nigeria: Pathways & Policy Options, held at the United Nations building, New York

The Governor also joined the President, alongside other dignitaries at a State banquet to honour the invitation of Emperor Naruhito for a Tea reception at the imperial palace in Tokyo.

Governor Sanwo-Olu however met with the Chief Executive Officers of some Japanese Conglomerates in view of driving investments to Lagos State.

Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama;Governors, Mr. Godwin Obaseki of Edo State; Prince Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State; President Muhammadu Buhari; Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State and Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainbable Development Goals, Mrs. Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire during the official launch of the Nigeria Integrated SGDs Model Report titled: Achieving the SDGs in Nigeria: Pathways & Policy Options, held at the United Nations building, New York

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