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Breaking: Tinubu sworn in as President of Nigeria

Bola Tinubu, the president-elect, and Kashim Shettima, the vice president-elect, have officially assumed their positions as president and vice president of Nigeria, respectively.

On Monday, Kayode Ariwoola, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, administered the oath of office.

The Independent National Electoral Commission proclaimed Tinubu, a former senator and governor of Lagos State, the victor of the presidential election held in February 2023.

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A total of 8,794,726 votes were cast for the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, beating out Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party, who received 6,984,520 votes overall. Peter Obi of the Labour Party finished third with 6,101,533 votes, and Rabiu Kwankwaso of the NNPP finished fourth with 1,496,687 votes.

Details to come…

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