Why Buhari didn’t deliver speech at inauguration

Posted by Ismail Mudashir | 30 May 2019 | 2,533 times

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•President Buhari at his second-term inauguration in Abuja, Wednesday.

President Muhammadu Buhari did not deliver any speech at Wednesday’s inauguration because of the forthcoming Democracy Day. Buhari, 76, was sworn in for second term at the Eagle Square, Abuja, alongside the Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.

The oath of office was administered on them by the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad.

A Presidency source told Daily Trust that the President’s inaugural speech would be delivered on June 12 during the Democracy Day.

Recall that the Federal Government had shifted major events for the President’s inauguration to June 12.

The source who spoke anonymously, said the Buhari’s inaugural speech was not meant for the swearing in. (Daily Trust)


Source: News Express

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