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Tinubu to address Nigerians on state of the nation May 29

Tinubu to address Nigerians on state of the nation May 29

Bola Tinubu, President of Nigeria will be addressing the nation to give an update on his administration and to celebrate 25 years of Nigeria’s democracy.

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The speech will be given from the National Assembly during a joint meeting with the two chambers of legislation on Wednesday to mark 25 years of uninterrupted democracy in the country.

A statement issued by Magaji Tambawal, clerk to the national assembly, said Bola Tinubu will deliver an address on the state of the nation at the joint sitting and also inaugurate the national assembly library.

Also expected at the sitting are Vice-President Kashim Shettima; AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq, governor of Kwara and chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum; Hope Uzodinma, governor of Imo; and George Akume, secretary to the government of the federation.

Others are Femi Gbajabiamila, chief of staff to the president; and Nyesom Wike, minister of the federal capital territory (FCT).

Gbajabiamila, who served as speaker of the 9th house (2019-2023), will deliver a paper on ‘Reflections on the House’, while David Mark, president of the 6th & 7th senate (2007-2015), will speak on ‘Reflections on the Senate’.

Abdulsalami Abubakar, former head of state, will also deliver a paper on ‘Reflections on the Journey to Democracy’.