New Nigeria: Tinubu sworn in as President, Kashim as his vice

Shettima, Tinubu

Bola Tinubu, President-elect, and Kashim Shettima, Vice President-elect, have been sworn in as President and Vice President of Nigeria, respectively.

On Monday, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Kayode Ariwoola, administered the Oath of Office.

The Independent National Electoral Commission declared Tinubu, a former Senator and governor of Lagos State, the winner of the February 2023 presidential election.

A total of 8,794,726 votes were cast for the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, beating out Atiku Abubakar of the People's Democratic Party, who received 6,984,520 votes overall. Peter Obi of the Labour Party finished third with 6,101,533 votes, and Rabiu Kwankwaso of the NNPP finished fourth with 1,496,687 votes.

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