President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday, May 25, confer national honours on President-elect Bola Tinubu and Kashim Shettima, the vice-president-elect. Boss Mustapha, chairman of the presidential transition committee and secretary to the federal government of the federation who made the announcement on Thursday, May 18, mentioned Tinubu can be conferred with the Grand Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic (GCFR) whereas Shettima can be honoured with the Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON). Mustapha who additionally revealed that there can be an official handover of transition paperwork to the incoming administration on identical day, described the upcoming occasion as traditionally important to the nation and the worldwide neighborhood, notably (*25*) due to the democratic values and classes in nationhood. He mentioned; This goes to be essentially the most organised and seamless presidential transition within the historical past of Nigeria, enabled by government order 14 signed by President Muhammadu Buhari. On May 27, there can be an inaugural lecture by Uhuru Kenyatta, former President of Kenya. Also commenting on protests towards the inauguration of Tinubu and Shettima as President and Vice-President respectively, he mentioned: Let me say with none worry of contradiction, there can be an inauguration on twenty ninth of May. We will proceed with the inauguration of President-elect Tinubu and the litigation will proceed. Our structure and electoral act have handled that. Our legal guidelines are sacrosanct. The submit Buhari to confer highest national honour on Tinubu on May 25 appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.
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