Breaking: Buhari appoints presidential inauguration committee ahead of May 29

Breaking: Buhari appoints presidential inauguration committee ahead of May 29

Ahead of May 29, when a new government would be formed in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the constitution of the 2019 presidential inauguration committee.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) quoted Olusegun Adekunle of the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) as disclosing this in statement early Wednesday, March 13, in Abuja.

According to Adekunle, Boss Mustapha would serve as the chairman while the permanent secretary, political and economic affairs office in the office of the SGF would serve as the secretary of the committee.

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Adekunle added that members of the committee are, the ministers of information and culture, interior, foreign affairs and FCT.

Others include the ministers of defence, health, education, the minister of state for aviation, the APC national chairman and the Inspector General of Police (IGP).

Also, the director general of the Department State Service (DSS), the commander, Brigade of Guards, the permanent secretary in charge of State House and the permanent secretary in charge of general services office are members of the committee.

The statement said that the committee’s terms of reference would be to plan, organise and execute all approved activities for the 2019 presidential inauguration.

The statement further said that the committee would co-opt organisations or persons relevant to the successful execution of the programme.

Accordingly, the committee will document for posterity, all planned activities for the inauguration and carry out any other assignment as may be required towards the successful implementation of the programme.

The statement said that the committee would be inaugurated on Thursday at the Ooffice of the SGF. earlier reported that President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, March 11, said he looked forward to a mutual working relationship with the ninth National Assembly, which would commence its session later in 2019.

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Buhari said such relationship was necessary towards improving the budgetary process and restoring the country to the January-December fiscal cycle.

The president said this in a statement released by his senior special assistant on media and publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja. ( -> We have upgraded to serve you better.

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