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Tinubu slips at parade ground

Tinubu slips at parade ground

President Bola Tinubu was involved in a minor accident at the Eagle Square parade ground on Wednesday as he tried to climb the parade van.

The President had slipped, as he tried to climb the parade van

He was quickly assisted by his security aides.

The incident occured as he tried to climb the parade van to inspect the guard of honour mounted by the Soldiers

The incident occurred as the President tried to mount the parade vehicle to inspect the regular guard of honour during the parade.

In a swift reaction, Dada Olusegun, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Social Media, on his X handle, said there was no cause for worries

According to him ” Mr President missed his step while climbing into the truck at the June 12 Democracy Day celebration and tripped. It was a mild misstep.

” He immediately went on with the ceremonial rounds.

“No issues”

Tinubu, 72, was celebrating his first Democracy Day as President, having been sworn in on the 29th of May, 2023.

The Democracy Day and parades marked the end of two weeks-long activities, which commenced with Ministers giving their scorecards for the past year.

The President had given a nationwide broadcast in the early hours of Wednesday, before proceeding to Eagle Square, for the parade.