Washington, DC - Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield will travel to Kenya and Nigeria August 21-28. She will first accompany U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on his August 21-24 trip to Nairobi, Kenya, and the cities of Sokoto and Abuja in Nigeria.
On August 25 the Assistant Secretary will visit Lagos, Nigeria, where she will meet with oil industry executives, business representatives, religious leaders, and our consulate personnel.
The Assistant Secretary will then return to Nairobi August 26-28. She will lead the U.S. delegation at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), and will participate in several bilateral meetings with African leaders.