Tinubu, Shettima Conferred With GCFR, GCON Titles Ahead Of Inauguration


Buhari and Tinubu

The awards of the Grand Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic and Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger has been awarded to the President-elect Bola Tinubu and Vice President-elect Kashim Shettima, respectively.

The investiture was performed by President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House Conference Centre in Abuja.

The activity is a planned component of the inauguration ceremony on May 29.

President Buhari also handed the transition documents to the President-elect Bola Tinubu, after the investiture.

This is in line with Executive Order 14 which mandates that the transition council issues handover notes containing, amongst other things, proposed policy direction for the incoming administration.

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Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha who doubles as Chairman of the Presidential Transition Council, had disclosed at a briefing last Thursday, that an Inauguration Lecture on the topic: Deepening Democracy for Integration and Development by His Excellency, Uhuru M. Kenyatta, former President of Kenya will take place on Saturday 27th May.

This will be followed closely by a Children’s Day Program which would involve a parade and a party for the kids.

As part of the schedule of activities marking the 2023 Presidential Inauguration, an Inter-denominational Church Service will hold Sunday the 28th at the National Christian Centre by 10:00am and an Inauguration Dinner/Gala Night will take place later on at the State House Conference Centre.

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