Happy midweek to you all. Here are the latest news reports in Nigeria today Thursday, May 30, 2019, from iDONSABI.
President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in for his second term as the President of Nigeria at the Eagles Square in Abuja today.
The oath-taking was administered by the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mohammed Tankov at around 10:42 am.
Buhari who stated that if assets and resources available to Nigeria were properly managed, the country would be prosperous and peaceful.
Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has congratulated President Mohammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on their inauguration for a second term today, saying he is convinced that Nigeria will witness a higher level of development and prosperity in the next four years.
While congratulating his colleague-governors, both returning and newly elected, who are being inaugurated today in 29 states of the federation, Fayemi described today’s inauguration as a positive development and a demonstration of the collective wishes of the Nigerian people for the entrenchment of democracy in the country.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that Nigeria’s celebration of democracy is a mark of our commitment to the virtues of liberty, justice and the people’s freedom to daily engage government on how best to achieve our national goals.
Jonathan in his goodwill message to Nigerians the country is yet to realise these promises and all that are possible in the new dispensation but democracy remains an incubator for great ideas, visions, development and hope.
Frank in a statement on Wednesday stated that all the promises made to the Nigerian electorates by the APC led administration in its first tenure were observed in the breach.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC0, Adams Oshiomhole was shown the normal protocol during the inauguration of president Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for their second term in office.
The video showing the military official telling Oshiomohole where to stand has been going viral on the internet.
Immediate former Lagos Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode was absent at the inauguration of his successor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday.
It was gathered that Ambode hinted that he would not be present at the formal inauguration of new Governor of the state because Sanwo-Olu deserves to enjoy his historical day without having him share the glory with the new Governor.
That’s the latest news for today. Enjoy your day as Nigeria goe into a new dispensation.