Tinubu sworn in as President

Tinubu sworn in as President

Monday, May 29, 2023 10:50 am


Tinunu takes first salute, inspects guards of honour

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu at exactly 10 .40 mounted the podium to take the oath of office as the President of Nigeria.

Chief Justice Kayode Ariwoola was there to administer the oath.

Muhammadu Buhari, Oluremi Tinubu, Seyi Tinubu and others mounted the dais to witness the exercise.

The lowering of the national and defence flags followed.



The folded flags were handed over to Major General Umar, the commander of Guards Brigade who handed them over to the Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor Irabor presented it to Buhari.

After that, Buhari proceeded to hand over the national and defence flags to Tinubu. That ritual marks the end of the transition.

In descending order, Tinubu presented the flag back to Irabor who gave it to the Guards Brigade head and the process wend down to the Regimetal Sergeant Major an the flag bearers who mounted them again..

An airforce plane flew over the venue, bearing the national flag also.

Buhari departed the venue at 11.08 am.

The end of an epoch.

Buhari hands over the flag to Tinubu





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