President Paul Kagame has arrived in Senegal to attend the swearing-in of Senegalese president Macky Sall who was elected for a second five year-term.
He was re-elected on 24th February 2019 with 58% beating four contestants including Idrissa Seck former Prime Minister who obtained 21%.
19 heads of states , three prime ministers and 53 envoys are expected to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Sall scheduled on 2nd April.
The tenure will be short compared to the duration he served as he was elected president for the first time in 2012.
The 2016 referendum in the country came up with consensus to reduce presidential term limit from seven to five years. It is one of reforms he had promised citizens during his first presidential campaigns.
Macky Sall is one of African countries supporting ambitions of President Paul Kagame on national and continental level.
He was also present during the swearing-in of President Paul Kagame on 18th August 2017 at Stade Amahoro in Remera.