President Bola Tinubu on Saturday met with Guinea Bissau President and Chairman, Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government, Umaro Sissoco Embalo in his Lagos residence.
Though the reason for their meeting was not stated, it will be connected to the affairs of the West African region which Nigeria is a big player.
Tinubu has been spending the Sallah holidays in Lagos since he returned from London on Tuesday.
Embalo’s visit to Tinubu is the first by an African President since the Nigerian leader’s inauguration on May 29.
On issues concerning Africa and ECOWAS, Tinubu on June 13 received former President Goodluck Jonathan, who doubles as the Head of the ECOWAS Mediation Team to Mali and the Chairman of the West African Elders Forum.
The former Nigerian leader had noted that the visit was to discuss issues pertaining to Africa and the West African subregion.
“I came to brief the president about some continental and subcontinental bodies,” he told journalists on his exit from the State House in Abuja.