All is set for president-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to be sworn in today as the 16th president of the federal republic of Nigeria.
Tinubu who is succeeding outgoing President Muhammadu Buhari will take his oath of office at the Eagle Square alongside vice president-elect, Kashim Shettima, while 28 governors, 18 of them newly elected, will be sworn in in their respective states.
The change of leadership is coming amid a debt crisis and post-election challenges the new central and state governments would have to grapple with as they hit the ground running.
The newly elected governors who will be taking their oath of office today are Alex Otti of Abia State; Umo Eno of Akwa Ibom State; Hyacinth Alia of Benue State; Bassey Otu of Cross River State; Sheriff Oborevwori of Delta State; Francis Nwifuru of Ebonyi State; Peter Mbah of Enugu State; Umar Namadi of Jigawa and Uba Sani of Kaduna State.
Others are Abba Kabir Yusuf, Kano; Dikko Umar Radda, Katsina; Nasiru Idris, Kebbi; Mohammed Umar Bago, Niger State; Caleb Mutfwang, Plateau State; Siminialayi Fubara, Rivers; Ahmed Aliyu, Sokoto; Kefas Agbu, Taraba, and Dauda Lawal, Zamfara.