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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 259-99
October 27, 1999

Full Honor Arrival for President of Nigeria

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome President Olusegun Obasanjo, of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, to the Pentagon at 9:45 a.m. EDT, Thursday, Oct. 28, 1999.

The ceremony will be held on the River Parade Field of the Pentagon.

There will not be a media availability following the ceremony.

Media must be at the River Parade Field no later than 9:25 a.m. EDT. Media interested in audiovisual coverage of this event may contact Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.