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BREAKING: Bola Ahmed Tinubu Sworn-In As Nigeria’s President As Muhammadu Buhari Tenure Ends
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BREAKING: Tinubu Sworn-In As Nigeria’s President As Buhari’s Tenure Ends

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Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu has taken his oath of office as the new President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

He will steer the ship of the country for the next four years in line with the country’s constitution.

The 71-year-old Bola Ahmed Tinubu, a former Lagos State Governor, was inaugurated as Nigeria’s President on Monday, May 29 at the Eagle Square, Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

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The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola administered the oath of office to Tinubu and his deputy, Kashim Shettima at exactly 10:28am and 10:38am respectively.

“I, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, do solemnly swear that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to the Federal Republic of Nigeria that I will preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. So, help me, God,” the new President swore.

The swearing in ceremony was witnessed by Tinubu’s predecessors including Muhammadu Buhari and Goodluck Jonathan.

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Tinubu’s wife, Remi; Shettima’s wife, Nana as well as Buhari’s wife, Aisha also witnessed the oath-taking ceremony.

African leaders who witnessed the historic event at the venue beautifully decorated with the green-white-green colours of the nation were the new Prime Minister of Gabon, Billy By-Nze, President of the Republic of Cote D’Ivoire, Alassane Ouattara; Ghana President, Nana Akufo-Addo; and Rwanda President, Paul Kagame.

Also at the venue of the inauguration ground were dignitaries including Akinwumi Adesina, Aliko Dangote, Femi Otedola, Abdulsamad Rabiu, and Jim Ovia.

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Others present include service chiefs, heads of security agencies, governors, former governors, serving and former ministers as well as chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Comrade James Ezema is a veteran journalist and media consultant. He is a political strategist. He can be reached on +2348035823617 via call or WhatsApp.

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