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Obama US President hugs Nigerian disability-rights activist [PHOTOS]

US President, Barack Obama, on Monday, August 3, 2015, embraced Nigerian disability-rights activist, Grace Alache Jerry during a meeting in Washington DC.

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US President, Barack Obama, on Monday, August 3, 2015, embraced Nigerian disability-rights activist, Grace Alache Jerry during a meeting in Washington DC.

US President, Barack Obama, on Monday, August 3, 2015, embraces Nigerian disability-rights activist, Grace Alache Jerry during a meeting in Washington DC. play

US President, Barack Obama, on Monday, August 3, 2015, embraces Nigerian disability-rights activist, Grace Alache Jerry during a meeting in Washington DC.

(Twitter)

 

Grace was one of the participants at the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) summit which held in the US capital.

US President, Barack Obama , on Monday, August 3, 2015, embraced Nigerian disability-rights activist, Grace Alache Jerry during a meeting in Washington DC. play

US President, Barack Obama, on Monday, August 3, 2015, embraced Nigerian disability-rights activist, Grace Alache Jerry during a meeting in Washington DC.

(Twitter)

 

500 people, described as Sub-Saharan Africa’s ‘most promising young leaders,’ were invited on the YALI platform by the U.S. State Department for the three-day summit.

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