Buhari takes Tinubu on tour of Presidential Villa, exchanges documents

President Buhari takes President-elect Bola Tinubu on a tour of the Presidential Villa where he also attended Juma'at prayers in Statehouse, Abuja, on Friday, May 26, 2023. Photos: Statehouse

President Muhammadu Buhari, has taken the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on a familiarisation tour of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Tinubu who arrived Aso Rock around 1:18 p.m. on Friday, May 26, 2023, joined his host to observe the Jummah Prayers at the Villa Mosque, after which he was taken round the premises at the President’s wing of the statehouse.

Tinubu’s visit came only 24 hours after the President conferred the national honours of Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR) upon him and Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON) on Vice President-elect Kashim Shettima, at the State House Banquet Hall.

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Shettima had earlier paid the same visit to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, who had taken him on tour of the Vice President’s wing in Aso Villa, after leaving the venue of the investiture ceremony.

After the Statehouse tour, Buhari and Tinubu, exchanged documents preparatory to the official handover of government on Monday, May 29, 2023.