President Bola Tinubu, former Governor of Lagos State, is currently delivering his inaugural address to the Nigerian people.
POLITICS NIGERIA reports that the historic event took place at Eagle Square in Abuja, where Tinubu officially assumed office after succeeding former President Muhammadu Buhari.
In his speech, President Tinubu expressed deep admiration for his predecessor, hailing him as an honest and patriotic leader who had dedicated himself to the nation’s welfare.
He warmly acknowledged their partnership and friendship, wishing that history would remember Buhari favourably.
With unwavering confidence in the Nigerian people, Tinubu pledged to embrace the sacred mandate bestowed upon him. He emphasised the nation’s greatness and its unyielding determination to fulfil its destiny.
Despite enduring hardships that would have overwhelmed other nations, Tinubu proclaimed the resilience of Nigeria and called for the preservation and advancement of the efforts made by previous generations.
“We must never allow the sacrifices of our predecessors to be in vain,” Tinubu declared. “Instead, let us nurture their legacy and strive to create a brighter and more prosperous reality for our beloved nation.”
“Nigeria has never had an election of better quality…
We must never allow the labour of those who came before us to wither in vain but to blossom into a new reality. To my supporters, I thank you; for those who didn’t vote for me, I thank you as well.”
“Security shall be the top priority of our administration. We shall reform our security doctrine and architecture, invest more in our security personnel, training and equipment …”
“Let us develop a shared sense of fairness and equality”
“Subsidy is gone”
More to come…