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Obasanjo, Jonathan shun Buhari’s second term swearing-in

Previous presidents, Dr. Olusegun Obasanjo, and Dr. Goodluck Jonathan were missing at the Eagle Square scene of the second term introduction of President Muhammadu Buhari and his appointee, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday, May 29.

Obasanjo, who had intensely contradicted Buhari’s re-appointment offer and Jonathan, a pioneer of the fundamental resistance Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, avoided the occasion gone to by the country’s political and religious top shots.

At the season of documenting this report, no reason has been given for their nonappearance.

Be that as it may, President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, likewise individuals from the PDP, graced the occasion.

The Federal Government, through past Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, had prior declared that the initiation would be relaxed.

Mohammed had said that the significant occasions that would have been a piece of the introduction had been booked for June 12 which has now been announced Nigeria’s Democracy Day.

GISTOK had before detailed that Buhari and Osinbajo were confirmed at the Eagle Square, Abuja for a second term in office amid tight security.

President Buhari and Osinbajo crushed Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his running mate Peter Obi in Feb. 23 decision and were proclaimed victors by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Other eminent figures at the swearing-in function were: Outgoing bureau individuals from the President; previous Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio; Governor of Ekiti State, John Kayode Fayemi; former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon; Service Chiefs, global visitors, among others.