Photos Emerge As Buhari Joins Other Commonwealth Leaders for Kind Charles III’s Coronation
- President Muhammadu Buhari, alongside Commonwealth leaders, will join millions of British citizens to witness the coronation of King Charles III
- The coronation of King Charles III is a symbolic ceremony that solidifies him as the ruler of the United Kingdom and other realms under it
- King Charles III's royal coronation would be the first in the country in over 70 years since the late Queen Elizabeth II
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President Muhammadu Buhari joined other Commonwealth leaders at the Marlborough House in the United Kingdom in preparation for King Charles III's coronation ceremony.
The ceremony would become the first royal coronation in England in over 70 years when the late Queen Elizabeth was coronated.
As reported by TheCable, King Charles III's coronation ceremony is slated to hold on Saturday, May 6.
The ceremony symbolises welcoming the monarch as the leader of the United Kingdom.
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King Charles ascended the British throne on September 8, 2022, after the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, and will officially be crowned King of England at the coronation ceremony.
As reported by Punch, President Muhammadu Buhari left Nigeria for England with an entourage which includes the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama; Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed; and the National Security Adviser, Maj-Gen Babagana Monguno (retd.).
Others are the Director General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Abubakar; the Chairperson/Chief Executive Officer of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa; and other senior government officials.
Meanwhile, world leaders expected to attend the ceremony include the wife of the President of the United States, Jill Biden, and the prime ministers of Australia and Canada.
It was gathered that King Charles III would meet with leaders from the Commonwealth nation before his coronation.
Buhari Approves Tenure Extension of Trustees of Police Trust Fund
In another development, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved another re-appointment before the end of his tenure.
According to a statement from the Ministry of Police Affairs, he assented to the second tenure of the Board of Trustees of the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (NPTF).
It was gathered that the approval was based on the premise of the board's performance in the last three years.