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Low-key inauguration for Buhari- FG

President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration for a second term on May 29, 2019, will be a low-key affair, as a number of the events slated for the inauguration will now be held during the first observance of June 12 as the National Democracy Day.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji made this known while briefing State House correspondents in Abuja

The Minister said the decision to have a low-key inauguration for the President was taken at the meeting of the Federal Executive Council FEC .

He said, however, that invitations have been sent to all world leaders
to attend the ceremonies marking the observance of the Democracy Day
on June 12.

He explained that 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.

The Minister added that the country can not afford two major celebrations within a two-week interval.

He said the details of the events slated for the two ceremonies will
be unveiled at a World Press Conference slated for May 20th in Abuja

Bello Wakili

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