- Finally, the day is here for the inauguration of the president-elect, Bola Tinubu and his vice, Kashim Shettima
- Interestingly, the United States delegates billed to attend the inauguration ceremony have landed in Nigeria
- President Joe Biden's delegations were welcomed into the country on Sunday, May 28 by the U.S. Mission in Nigeria
The nine-member delegation billed to attend the inauguration of the president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has arrived in Abuja.
The team was welcomed to Nigeria on Sunday, May 28, 2023 by the United States Mission in the West African country.
US delegates arrive in Nigeria on Sunday, May 28
In a post sighted on Twitter by Legit.ng, the US mission in Nigeria confirmed the development and tweeted,
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"Welcome to Nigeria! We are excited to receive the delegation from @POTUS Biden, led by @SecFudge from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, as they join us in Abuja for the inauguration of President-Elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu."
Top politicians, influential pastors, others who do not want Tinubu sworn in on May 29 as president revealed
On Monday, May 29, the president-elect, Bola Tinubu and the vice president-elect, Kashim Shettima will be sworn into office.
The presidential inauguration will take place at the Eagles Square in Abuja, and world leaders and other important dignitaries will grace the historic event in Nigeria.
Interestingly, some notable personalities, party chieftains and even groups have called for the suspension of Tinubu's inauguration; maintaining that since his election victory is being contested in court, he should not be sworn in until the conclusion of the matter.
Full list of US delegation to Tinubu’s inauguration emerges
Legit.ng reported earlier that the United States president, Joe Biden, has named his delegation to attend the inauguration of the president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and the vice president-elect, Kashim Shettima.
Ahead of the inauguration, Biden, in a statement released on the White House website on Monday night, May 22, announced a nine-member delegation for the event.
The delegation will be led by Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, Marcia L. Fudge.