Tinubu, Shettima to be conferred highest National honours ahead of May 29 handover *See full inauguration details

Prior to inauguration on 29 May, 2023, the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, will receive the esteemed national recognition of Grand Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic (GCFR), alongside Vice President-elect Kashim Shettima who will be honored with the Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON) on Thursday, May 25, 2023.

These details were outlined in the schedule of events for the 2023 Presidential Inauguration, which was recently published by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, on Thursday, May 18, 2023.

The activities will commence with a dinner in honour of the outgoing President Muhammadu Buhari on 23 May.

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Tuesday 23rd May, 2023

Regimental Dinner in honour of the Commander in Chief

Armed Forces Officers Mess @ 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, 24th May 2023

Valedictory Federal Executive Council Meeting

Council Chambers, Presidential Villa

Thursday, 25th May, 2023

Investiture of the President-Elect and Vice-President-Elect with the National Honors of Grand Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic (GCFR) and Grand Commander of Order of the Niger (GCON) respectively and Handover of Transition Documents State House Conference Centre @ 10:00am.

(Guests to be seated by 9:00am)

Friday 26th May, 2023

Public Lecture and Jumaat Prayer

National Mosque @ 10:00am & 1:30 pm

Saturday 27th May, 2023

Inauguration Lecture on the topic: Deepening Democracy for Integration and Development by His Excellency, Uhuru M. Kenyatta, former President of Kenya International Conference Centre, @ 10:00am

(Guests to be seated by 9:00am)

Saturday 27th May, 2023

Children’s Day Program

(i). Parade; and

(ii). Children’s Party

(i). Old Parade Ground @ 10:00am

(ii). State House Conference Centre @ 2:00pm

Sunday, 28th May, 2023

Inter-denominational Church Service

National Christian Centre @ 10:00 a.m.

(Congregation to be seated by 9:00am)

Sunday, 28th May, 2023

Inauguration Dinner/Gala Night

State House Conference Centre @7:00PM

(Guests to be seated by 6:00 pm)

Monday, 29th May, 2023

Inauguration Parade/Swearing-In

Eagle Square, CBD @ 10:00 a.m.

All Guests to be seated by 8:30 a.m.

Monday, 29th May, 2023

Post Inauguration Luncheon

State House Banquet Hall @ 1:30 pm (Strictly for Mr President with brother Presidents, Heads of Government and his invited guests).