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Buhari’s Second Term Inauguration To Hold June 12

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Africa News24 (AN24) reports that most of the inauguration rituals have been shifted to June 12, which will be observed as the first national Democracy Day.

Although President Muhammadu Buhari would be sworn in for a second term on May 29, with low-key ceremony.

Briefing newsmen at the State House Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed said: President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration for the second term on May 29, will be a low key affair as the number of the events slated for the inauguration will now be held on the first observance of June 12, as the national Democracy Day.

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“The decision to have a low-key inauguration for the president was taken at the meeting of Federal Executive Council of Wednesday May 8, 2019.

“Invitations have been sent to all world leaders to attend the ceremonies marking the observance of the Democracy Day on June 12.

“Since the first observance of Democracy Day falls on an election year, and as a measure to sustain June 12 as Democracy Day, the celebration of the inauguration and the advancement of democracy in the country will now take place on June 12.”

He said details of the events slated for the two ceremonies would be unveiled at a world press conference slated for May 20 in Abuja.




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