Odigie-Oyegun To Attend 2016 US Democratic National ConventionFeatured, Latest News, News Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
Ayodele Afolabi, Abuja
The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun is scheduled to attend the 2016 International Leaders Forum (ILF) during the United States Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania slated for July 25-28, 2016.
This follows Chief Odigie-Oyegun’s acceptance of an invitation by the President of the National Democratic Institute (NDI), Kenneth Wollack.
The APC National Chairman will be accompanied to the Convention by the party’s National Secretary, Hon. Mai Mala Buni.
The Democratic National Convention is used to nominate the Democratic Party’s candidate for President and Vice President of the United States of America. The Convention is also used to officially adopt the Democratic Party’s platform (manifesto).
NDI on behalf of the Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) has hosted international visitors at every Democratic National Convention since 1984. In Philadelphia, International Leaders Forum (ILF) will bring together current and former government officials, parliamentarians, diplomats and senior political party leaders from over 100 countries to observe the nomination process of the Democratic Party’s candidate for President and Vice President of the United States.
Throughout the convention week, NDI will hold a series of special events for the international visitors. Participants will attend morning and afternoon seminars on U.S. politics, domestic and foreign policy issues, defining the presidential election. Bi-partisan panel discussions will be led by Democratic and Republican leaders, journalists and opinion makers.
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