Elections are gone and the winner Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been declared President to be inaugurated, on May 29th, 2023. GuardianTV went to the street to find out the expectations and what Nigerians are looking forward to from the new administration.
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Shortly after Bola Ahmed Tinubu was sworn in as the 16th president of Nigeria, he stated in his inaugural speech that his government has no intention of continuing with the payment of fuel subsidies. His pronouncement immediately led to fuel scarcity, long queues, and chaos across the country.
The inauguration of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu came with mixed feelings for different Nigerians. Guardian TV, went to the streets of Lagos to hear what negotiations have to say. And here are their views.
Niger Delta Group declares support for Tinubu's Presidency.
This is the moment Former President Muhammadu Buhari departed the Eagle Square and Abuja after handing over power to the New President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
The new governor of Kano State, Yusuf Abba, his deputy, and the acting chief judge were all on the podium as the stage collapsed during oath-taking. In Oyo State, Governor Seyi Makinde's oath-taking was also disrupted by heavy rain.