Programmes for inauguration of Nigeria’s President-Elect Tinubu unveiled 


Nigeria’s President-elect Bola Tinubu


The Nigerian Government on Thursday released schedule of events that will culminate in inauguration of President-elect, Bola Tinubu on 27 , May, 2023.

In the schedule of activities for the 2023 Presidential Inauguration released by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, the President -Elect will be be conferred with the highest national honour of Grand Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic (GCFR) on 25 May ahead of his 29 May inauguration.

Mustapha, who is the Chairman of the Presidential Transition Council activities leading to the inauguration day will kick off with a dinner in honour of the outgoing President Muhammadu Buhari on 23 May.

The SGF who unveiled the schedule events at a press briefing at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abuja added that the Vice President-elect Kashim Shettima will also be conferred with Nigeria’s second highest honour, the Grand Commander of Order of the Niger (GCON) honour also on 25 May.

See the full schedule of activities below

Tuesday 23rd May, 2023

Regimental Dinner in honour of the Commander in Chief

Armed Forces Officers Mess @ 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, 24th May 2023

Valedictory Federal Executive Council Meeting

Council Chambers, Presidential Villa

Thursday, 25th May, 2023

Investiture of the President-Elect and Vice-President-Elect with the National Honors of

Grand Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic (GCFR) and Grand Commander of Order of the Niger (GCON) respectively and Handover of Transition Documents State House Conference Centre @ 10:00am

(Guests to be seated by 9:00am)

Friday 26th May, 2023

Public Lecture and Jumaat Prayer

National Mosque @ 10:00am & 1:30 pm

Saturday 27th May, 2023

Inauguration Lecture on the topic: Deepening Democracy for Integration and Development by His Excellency, Uhuru M. Kenyatta, former President of Kenya International Conference Centre, @ 10:00am

(Guests to be seated by 9:00am)

Saturday 27th May, 2023

Children’s Day Program

(i). Parade; and

(ii). Children’s Party

(i). Old Parade Ground @ 10:00am

(ii). State House Conference Centre @ 2:00pm

Sunday, 28th May, 2023

Inter-denominational Church Service

National Christian Centre @ 10:00 a.m.

(Congregation to be seated by 9:00am)

Sunday, 28th May, 2023

Inauguration Dinner/Gala Night

State House Conference Centre @7:00PM

(Guests to be seated by 6:00 pm)

Monday, 29th May, 2023

Inauguration Parade/Swearing-In

Eagle Square, CBD @ 10:00 a.m.

All Guests to be seated by 8:30 a.m.

Monday, 29th May, 2023

Post Inauguration Luncheon

State House Banquet Hall @ 1:30 pm (Strictly for Mr President with brother Presidents, Heads of Government and his invited guests).

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