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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to the Federal Republic of Nigeria to Attend Nigeria’s Centenary Celebration

President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to the Federal Republic of Nigeria to attend Nigeria’s Centenary Celebration, February 27-28, 2014.

The Honorable Thomas Shannon, Jr., Counselor of the Department of State, will lead the delegation.

Member of the Presidential Delegation:

The Honorable James Entwistle, United States Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Department of State.