Tinubu Sworn- In As Nigeria’s 16th President
Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been administered with the oath of office by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Olukayode Ariwoolam hence has officially been sworn in as the sixteenth president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
This is coming a few minutes after the Vice President-elect, Kashim Shettima, was also administered the oath of office.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on 1 March, declared Mr. Tinubu, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as the winner of the 25 February presidential election. He defeated 17 other candidates who took part in the election after polling 8,794 ,726 votes. He also scored over 25 percent of the votes in over 25 states.