Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will speak today at the King’s College in London.
The vice president was will deliver a public lecture at this year’s edition of the school’s annual Africa Week events.
The King’s College in London, which was founded by King George IV and the Duke of Wellington in 1829, became one of the two founding colleges of the University of London when the university was established later in 1836.
A statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity in the Office of the Vice President, Mr. Laolu Akande, said Osinbajo would be the special guest of the King’s College Africa Leadership Centre (ALC) and will confer with top officials of the prestigious institution ahead of his lecture, which is expected to follow the theme of King’s College Africa Week 2023, namely: Changing Africa in a Shifting Global Landscape.
Africa Week is an annual celebration of research, education and outreach activities on Africa. It brings together academics, researchers and students offering an opportunity to hear from African scholars, leaders and thinkers.
Osinbajo’s lecture will focus on the question of how Africa can prosper in an increasingly complex world.
The Vice President departs Abuja for London this afternoon and is expected back in the country later in the week.