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Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Tuesday assumed office as the 16th Nigerian President at Aso Rock Villa, Abuja.

President Tinubu hosted at least 40 Heads of State at the Banquet Hall on Monday afternoon and he did not resume at his office until today.

Tinubu’s motorcade pulled up at the forecourt of the Villa at 02:38 pm Tuesday where he was received by Vice President Kashim Shettima; Speaker of the House of Representative, Femi Gbajabiamila; Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele; Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, Mele Kyari; and the Permanent Secretary of the State House, Tijjani Umar.

Others are the former Lagos State Commissioner for Finance, Mr Wale Edun; Mr Dele Alake and Hon. James Faleke.

Prior to his assumption of office, the Commander-in-Chief inspected the Quarter Guard at the presidential gate.

After Tinubu’s first meeting today, the presidency is expected to announce key principal officers of the new administration including his Chief of Staff, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, National Security Adviser and Spokesperson.

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