TINUBU’S INAUGURATION: PROGRAMMES BEGIN THURSDAY, FG INVITES OVER 65 WORLD LEADERS

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About 65 world leaders, including Heads of State, have been invited to grace the inauguration of the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, who will be sworn in as the 16th President of Nigeria on May 29.

Also expected at the nation’s seventh transition ceremony are past presidents, diplomats, heads of international organisations and prominent Nigerians and representatives of foreign governments and agencies.

The inauguration programmes will begin on Thursday with the  investiture of Tinubu with  the  Grand Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic and  the Vice-President-elect, Kashim Shettima, as the  Grand Commander of Order of the Niger.

A director in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed to The PUNCH on Thursday that several African leaders had indicated interest in attending the inauguration ceremony which would take place at Eagle Square, Abuja.

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