The Head of Government, Aziz Akhannouch, represented, on Monday in Abuja, His Majesty King Mohammed VI at the inauguration ceremony of the new President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Bola Tinubu.
The solemn inauguration ceremony of Nigerian President, Bola Tinubu, and Vice-President, Kashim Shettima, took place on Monday at ‘Eagle Square’ in the capital Abuja, before activities continued at the Presidential Palace. .
This event took place in the presence of Heads of State and government representatives.
Also present at the investiture ceremony of the 16th President of Nigeria, the King’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Moha Ou Ali Tagma, as well as members of the Kingdom’s diplomatic representation in Abuja.
Tinubu of the Congress of Progressives (APC/ruling party) was declared the winner of the presidential election in Nigeria on March 1st.
According to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Tinubu garnered over 8.8 million votes, winning one of the most contested elections in Nigeria.
“I am deeply honored that you have elected me to serve our beloved country,” Tinubu then launched to his supporters, hailing a “victory for democracy.”
Septuagenarian, the former governor of Lagos, the economic capital of Nigeria, becomes the supreme magistracy, replacing outgoing President Muhammadu Buhari.