The Federal Government has prolonged invites to roughly 65 world leaders, together with Heads of State, to attend the inauguration of President-elect Bola Tinubu as Nigeria’s 16th President on May 29.
It has been reported that quite a few African leaders have expressed their curiosity in attending the ceremony, which can be held at Eagle Square in Abuja.
According to an nameless director from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the swearing-in ceremony is predicted to be attended by 65 world leaders from Africa, Europe, and America.
The occasion can even see the presence of former presidents, diplomats, heads of worldwide organizations, distinguished Nigerians, as effectively as representatives from overseas governments and companies.
The official additional disclosed that the inauguration actions will start on Thursday, with the investiture of Bola Tinubu as the recipient of the Grand Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic (GCFR), and Kashim Shettima, the Vice-President-elect, as the Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON).
The occasion is predicted to be attended by representatives from Nigeria’s conventional allies, together with the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, France, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, China, Germany, Finland, Jamaica, Japan, Israel, Turkey, amongst others.
The director emphasised that invites have been prolonged to all 54 African international locations, with a major variety of African leaders anticipated to attend the inauguration.
The occasion goals to present a platform for world illustration, with attendance anticipated from varied international locations throughout Africa, Europe, and America.
He acknowledged, “We have 54 countries in Africa and most of them have been invited to the inauguration; so, we don’t expect less than 65 world leaders from Africa, Europe, and America at the event.”
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