U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia Fudge is expected to lead a nine-member delegation to Bola Tinubu’s presidential inauguration.

Naija News understands that the event is scheduled for May 29, 2023.

Fudge in a post on his Twitter account on Wednesday shared his excitement for the occasion.

“I am honored to lead the presidential delegation to Nigeria to witness the inauguration of His Excellency Bola Ahmed Tinubu,” she wrote.

Naija News previously reported that other delegates appointed by US President Joe Biden to join Fudge are as follows:

– David Greene, Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., U.S. Embassy Abuja.

– Sydney Kamlager-Dove, United States Representative (D), California.

– Marisa Lago, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, US Department of Commerce.

– Michael E. Langley, Commander of US Africa Command.

– Enoh T. Ebong, Director, US Trade and Development Agency.

– Mary Catherine Phee, Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs, US Department of State.

– Judd Devermont, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs, National Security Council.

– Monde Muyangwa, Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Africa, US Agency for International Development (USAID).

Despite the preparations for Tinubu’s inauguration, his becoming president-elect was contested in the Electoral Complaints Court.

Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Peter Obi of the Labor Party (LP), who came second and third respectively in the election, opposed the results.