The Federal Government has declared Wednesday, the twenty-ninth of May, as a work free day, in commemoration of the 2019 Presidential Inauguration. The Minister of Interior, retired Lieutenant-General Abdulrahman Dambazau, in a statement on Monday in Abuja congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari for his re-election and Nigerians for the peaceful and successful conduct of the 2019 elections.
Dambazau called on Nigerians to support the policies and program of the incoming administration. He expressed confidence that, with the collaboration of all Nigerians, the nation would be transformed in the next four years to a country that would be the envy of other nations.
The minister wished the incoming administration, a most fulfilling tenure and Nigerians a memorable Presidential Inauguration Day. The Federal Government had earlier said that the swearing-in ceremony will hold on Wednesday at the Eagles Square, followed by a state banquet at the State House in the evening of the same day.