Yemi Osinbajo (source: Twitter)
Yemi Osinbajo (source: Twitter)

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has departed Abuja for the Niger Republic, to attend an Extra-Ordinary Summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

Concise News understands that the ECOWAS meeting is to discuss the political crisis in Guinea Bissau.

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Osinbajo is to represent President Muhammadu Buhari, who is away in the UK on a private visit. However, Osinbajo is expected back to Abuja later today.

Concise News had reported that Laolu Akande, the Senor Special Assistant-Media and Publicity to Osinbajo debunked the list circulating in the media that some presidential aides have been sacked.

In a tweet on his verified Twitter handle, Akande asked the populace to ignore the ‘bogus’ information.

“The needless scuffle btw a villa accredited photographer, Mr. Adeshida & one of our security aides earlier today has since been resolved. Incident is regretted & I have apologized to him for any embarrassment caused. Also, a list circulating in the media on d so-called sacked … “…presidential aides is not genuine and ought to be ignored,” he tweeted Thursday.