May 29: Photos Emerge as Buhari Conducts Tinubu Round Aso Rock

May 29: Photos Emerge as Buhari Conducts Tinubu Round Aso Rock

  • President Muhammadu Buhari and his imminent successor, Bola Tinubu were on Friday, May 26, pictured going round the Presidential Villa
  • The tour is to familiarise the incoming president with the workings of the State House
  • This comes ahead of the Monday, May 29 inauguration, scheduled for the Eagle Square, Abuja

FCT, Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, May 26, conducted his successor Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu round Aso Rock after praying together at the Villa Mosque.

Tinubu will officially receive the baton of leadership from Buhari on Monday, May 29.

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President Buhari conducted his successor Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu round Aso Rock on Friday, after praying together at the Villa Mosque. Photos credit: Sunday Aghaeze
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Speaking after the outgoing president showed him round the Aso Villa, Tinubu asked God for good health to be able to steer the ship of Nigeria positively, The Nation reported.

He said:

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“Help me God, to carry the burden, to face the challenges, and keep me in good health, to be able to fulfill the dreams and aspirations of millions of our people.”

Preparations in top gear for May 29 handover

The tour comes barely 24 hours after the President conferred upon Tinubu the National Honour of Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR) at the State House Banquet Hall.

Both leaders exchanged documents ahead of the official handover of power on Monday, May 29, 2023.

Supreme court gives final verdict on PDP's suit against Tinubu

Earlier, reported that the supreme court dismissed the appeal seeking to disqualify Bola Tinubu and Kashim Shettima as the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential and vice presidential candidates in the 2023 general elections.

The apex court in a 5-panel judgment on Friday, May 26, maintained that the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lacked the locus standi.

Court gives crucial judgement on suit seeking to stop Tinubu’s swearing-in

In another piece of related news, an emerging report has it that a Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit filed by three individuals seeking to stop the Monday, May 29, inauguration of the president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

The individuals in the petition filed claimed that the president-elect supplied false information to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) about his age and citizenship status.

Why Tinubu should not be sworn in on May 29, Datti Baba-Ahmed speaks again

Meanwhile, the vice presidential candidate of the Labour Party for the February 25 election, Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed, has revealed what the Nigerian constitution says regarding the swearing-in of the president-elect.

Four days to the swearing-in of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as president of Nigeria, Baba-Ahmed reiterated that it would amount to anti-democracy.


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