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LIVE: Tinubu, Buhari attend inauguration dinner

The 2023 presidential inauguration proceeded with a grand dinner and gala night, marking the beginning of a new era for the nation. The event was held in a lavishly decorated ballroom, adorned with exquisite floral arrangements and sparkling chandeliers.

Guests from various walks of life, including foreign dignitaries, politicians, business leaders, and celebrities, filled the room, creating an atmosphere of excitement and anticipation.

Speaking at a dinner on Sunday, at the Aso Rock Villa, President-Elect, BolaTinubu emphasised the importance of combating corruption, poverty, and other issues afflicting the country.

The former Lagos governor expressed his willingness to seek counsel from outgoing President Muhammadu Buhari regarding governance.

Acknowledging Nigeria’s past struggles, he emphasized the country’s resilience and unity amidst diversity.

President Muhammadu Buhari expressed his anticipation of handing over power and returning to his home.

“I congratulate my fellow Nigerians who recognize the significance of their power and votes,” Buhari said.

During the event, Aisha Buhari, the president’s wife, along with vice-president-elect Kashim Shettima and incoming first lady Remi Tinubu, unveiled a book titled “Renewed Hope, Greater Together.”

Reporting by Saadatu Albashir, Muzha Kucha, Abdullahi Lamino