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Muhammadu Buhari Committee prepares one-week inauguration ceremony for President-elect

The committee is headed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim and former Bayelsa State governor, Chief Timipre Sylva.

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The Presidential Inauguration Planning Committee has prepared a week-long inauguration ceremony for President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari.

The committee is headed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim and former Bayelsa State governor, Chief Timipre Sylva.

Details of the ceremony were disclosed on Thursday, April 23, 2015, by both Anyim and Sylva during a meeting with journalists in Abuja.

Some of the activities planned for the inauguration include a Juma’at service, an inter-denominational church service, an inauguration dinner, the swearing-in ceremony, a lunch and a gala night.

“The inauguration committee has had two meetings thus far. The purpose of this press briefing is to present the programme to the public; seek their understanding, support and participation in the 2015 presidential inauguration,” Anyim said.

“The committee has planned one week programme of activities each of which is as important as the other. They include press briefing, Jumat prayers, inter-denominational church service, inauguration dinner, swearing-in ceremony, a lunch immediately after the swearing-in ceremony and a gala night,” he added.

Incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan is expected to hand over to Buhari on May 29, 2015.

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