Tinubu, Shettima Get National Honours from Buhari

The President-elect, Bola Tinubu, and Vice President-elect, Kashim Shettima, on Thursday, were conferred with the National Honours of the Grand Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic and Grand Commander of Order of the Niger respectively at the State House Conference Center in Abuja by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Buhari also handed the transition documents to Tinubu at the event. The event is part of the activities lined up for the May 29 inauguration ceremony.

"I won’t disappoint you" as Bola Tinubu assures Nigerians

During the event, President-elect Bola Tinubu vowed not to disappoint Nigerians when he assumes office on May 29. 

"I am a simple man who is the beneficiary of the support and goodwill of the people of Nigeria. The people have put their trust in us. You have done your part, Mr. President. Now, that great duty descends on me. I understand the meaning of the honour given to me today and of the task that awaits.

"I must run this race and must do it well. On security, the economy, agriculture, jobs, education, health and power and in all other sectors we must make headway. The people deserve no less. In this, I shall disappoint neither them nor you, Mr President.”he said


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