The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad on Wednesday, May 29, in Abuja, swore in President Mohammadu Buhari and his Vice, Yemi Osinbajo for a second term in office.
Meanwhile, the poor state of the economy and security concerns continue to plague his administration.
Buhari was on February 27, declared the winner of February 23 Presidential Elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
The Returning officer for the 2019 Presidential Election, Pro. Mahmood Yakubu, declared Buhari, the candidate of All Progressive Congress who has 15,191,847 votes to defeat the country’s former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar of People’s Democratic Party, who had 11,262,978 votes.
Buhari was first inaugurated as President of Nigeria on May 29, 2015, making it first time in Nigeria’s history that an opposition candidate was taking over from an incumbent President.
The 2019 Presidential Inauguration, which was held at the Eagles Square, was heralded by colourful military parade, which received the service chiefs, CJN, Vice President and President as they arrived.
Their wives, Aisha Buhari and Dolapo Osinbajo respectively, accompanied Buhari and Osinbajo to the event.
Immediately after the swearing-in, there was the lowering, hoisting of National, Defense flags, and 21 gun salutes.
Afterwards, the president inspected the Guard of Honour and acknowledged cheers from the guests.
The event attracted former and serving governors.
Others were service chiefs, members of the diplomatic corps, member of the Federal Executive, Senate President, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Head of Civil Service of the Federation and captains of industry.
Adams oshiomhole, the National Chairman of All progressive Congress and other party Chieftains were also present.
Buhari signs after taking Oath of office.