Tinubu in Lagos for first Christmas as Nigeria’s President 


President Bola Tinubu, Thursday evening, arrived Lagos from Abuja ahead of the Christmas and New Year celebrations.

Nigeria’s Presidential Jet NAF 001, which conveyed the president, arrived at the Presidential Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja at 03:55 pm local time. 

He was welcomed by a waiting crowd of supporters.

President Tinubu was received at the airport by Lagos state governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat; Secretary to the Lagos State Government, Barr. Mrs. Abimbola Salu-Hundeyin; Head of Service, Mr. Olabode Agoro, Chief of Staff, Mr. Tayo Ayinde, among others. 

Lagos state All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftains, led by its chairman, Pastor Cornelius Ojelabi; members of the Governance Advisory Council (GAC), State Executive Council, and top government officials were also at the airport to receive the President. 

President Tinubu was accompanied by his Principal Private Secretary, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola, and other close aides. 

The President came into the waiting hands of the Lagos State Cultural Troupe, who treated him to the traditional music and cultural dance of Lagos. 

President moved around the airport and waved at the crowd that came out to welcome him to Lagos for the Christmas celebrations. 

The President later boarded a helicopter from the airport to Dodan Barracks in Ikoyi from where he will move to his private residence in Lagos.