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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 096-01
May 09, 2001

SecDef to host full honor arrival ceremony for President of Nigeria

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome President Olusegun Obasanjo, of Nigeria, to the Pentagon at 4 p.m. EDT, Thursday, May 10, 2001.

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 3:40 p.m. EDT. Media interested in audiovisual coverage of this event may contact Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.

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