Nigerian Government says Buhari’s inauguration celebration will now be June 12.

Lai Muhammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, has on Monday, disclosed that Pres. Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration for a second term on May 29, 2019, will be celebrated in a low key.

He also made this known in a chat with State House Correspondent on Monday.

Lai said the decision was taken at the meeting of the Federal Executive Council [FEC] on Wednesday, May 8, 2019.

“Since the first observance of June 12 as Democracy Day falls into 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,” Lai Mohammed disclosed.

The Minister also said details of the events slated for the two ceremonies will be unveiled at a world press conference slated for May 20 in Abuja, FCT.


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