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Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to Dakar, Senegal to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency President-elect Macky Sall

President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Dakar, Senegal to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency President-elect Macky Sall on April 2, 2012.

The Honorable Daniel W. Yohannes, CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, will lead the delegation.

Members of the Presidential Delegation:

The Honorable Lewis Lukens, United States Ambassador to Senegal and to Guinea-Bissau, Department of State 

The Honorable Johnnie Carson, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Department of State 

General Carter Ham, Commander, United States Africa Command