Extra Cleaning Ongoing As Rain Hits Podium Where Tinubu, Shettima Will Take Oath of Office, Video Emerges

Extra Cleaning Ongoing As Rain Hits Podium Where Tinubu, Shettima Will Take Oath of Office, Video Emerges

  • The presidential inauguration venue for the swear-in of Bola Ahmed Tinubu suffered a bit of malfunction on Monday, May 29
  • A heavy downpour of rain was witnessed in the early hours of Monday morning in the Federal Capital Territory
  • A viral video showed that the podium where Tinubu would take his oath of office was soaked with water

FCT, Abuja - The presidential inauguration venue has suffered a malfunction following the heavy downpour of rain in Abuja on Monday, May 29.

According to a viral video sighted by Legit.ng, the podium where the president-elect Bola Tinubu and the vice president-elect Kashim Shettima would take their own of office was soaked with water as a result of the early morning rainfall.

Bola Tinubu
Bola Tinubu is expected to be sworn-in as the 16th President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on Monday, May 29. Photo Credit: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
Source: Twitter

Some cleaning personnel were seen at the scene of the incident clearing away the water with their cleaning tools.

Netizens react

Twitter went buzzing at the sight of this video as they gave mixed reactions over the incident.

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@EkizDavis said:

"Bad omen. He may not take the oat"

@Akanbi_Semilore who has a different opinion to the incident said:

"Rain is a blessing. You can pray for draught in your family. Rain bring blessings to a nation. Ayiri."

@IloriId said:

"In Yoruba land rainfall during an occasion is a good omen. It means cleansing. Bad energy is cleaned to give room to a fresh start. God bless our new President, God bless Nigeria."

@danganausman said:

"In your warped mindset, when it is raining, it's bad omen enemies of Nigeria. Get ready for another 4 years of wailing."

‘No Excuses, I Will Deliver,’ Tinubu Makes Strong Vow Ahead of Swearing-In

Meanwhile, Nigeria's incoming president, Bola Tinubu has reassured his people of his willingness to deliver on his campaign promises.

The president-elect assured Nigerians that he will not give excuses rather he will deliver on his campaign promises.

Tinubu made this vow during a dinner organised by the presidential transition council (PTC) at the Aso Rock Villa on Sunday night, May 28.

Buhari Makes Fresh Appointment Hours to Bola Tinubu’s Inauguration

In another development, a few hours before the inauguration of Bola Tinubu as the new president of Nigeria, outgoing president Muhamamdu Buhari made a fresh appointment.

Buhari has appointed Sha’aban Sharada as the Executive Secretary of the National Commission for Almajiri and Out-of-School Children.

Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, confirmed this development through a statement on Sunday, May 28.

Source: Legit.ng

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