The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release
May 27, 2015
President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Nigeria to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari, President-elect of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, on May 29, 2015.
The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State, will lead the delegation.
Members of the Presidential Delegation:
The Honorable James F. Entwistle, U.S. Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Department of State
The Honorable Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Department of State
General David M. Rodriguez, Commander, U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM)
The Honorable Grant T. Harris, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs, National Security Council
Mr. Hakeem Olajuwon, NBA Legend and Olympic Gold Medalist