BREAKING: Atiku’s Aide Makes U-turn, Congratulates Tinubu As Nigeria’s New President

BREAKING: Atiku’s Aide Makes U-turn, Congratulates Tinubu As Nigeria’s New President

  • A fresh twist played out in the nation's polity as Daniel Bwala, an aide to Atiku Abubakar, congratulated President Bola Tinubu and his vice, Kashim Shettima
  • Tinubu and Shettima, on Monday, May 29, took the oath of office under the guidance of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, at Eagles Square in Abuja
  • After taking the oath of office, Tinubu urged his compatriots not to allow the opportunity for greater development of the country to slip away

In what could be described as a fresh twist, Daniel Bwala, an aide to the flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has congratulated Nigeria’s new president, Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the Vice President, Kashim Shettima, on their assumption of office.

A few minutes after Tinubu and Shettima took the oath of office, Bwala took to his Twitter handle to congratulate the new Nigerian leaders.

Kashim Shettima, Bola Tinubu, Daniel Bwala, Atiku Abubakar
Atiku’s aide congratulated Tinubu, Shettima, after taking the oath of office as president and vice president on Monday, May 29. Photo credit: Kashim Shettima, @officialABAT
Source: Facebook

Atiku's aide congratulates Tinubu, Shettima

He prayed for God’s wisdom and courage for the newly sworn-in leaders to govern the country well.

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The tweet sighted by on Tuesday, May 30, reads:

"May I congratulate Bola Ahmed Tinubu @officialABAT and Kashim Shetima @KashimSM for taking the oath of office and allegiance as the 16th President and Vice President of the Federal Republic of NIgeria to defend the constitution and administer the Federal Republic of Nigeria. I pray that God almighty give you both the wisdom and courage to govern this great nation with honesty, sincerity and integrity. My best wishes politics aside."

Watch moment Buhari flies home to Daura after handing over to Tinubu earlier reported that former President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife, Aisha, have left the nation’s capital, Abuja, after handing over to his successor, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Monday, May 29, 2023.

Buhari and his wife were accompanied by some top government officials of his administration to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

Nigeria's former president departed Eagle Square, Abuja, after handing over to Nigeria's 16th president, and thereafter boarded the Nigerian Air Force Jet 001 to Katsina en route to his Daura hometown.

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In another report, incoming First Lady Senator Oluremi Remi Tinubu said that her family does not need Nigeria’s wealth to survive.

According to the wife of the president-elect, she and her husband, the president-elect Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, need the grace of God to govern.

She also said they needed prayers from the Nigerian people as she reiterated that Tinubu’s government would do the right thing.


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