Tinubu, APC Stakeholders visits Defense House ahead of May 29 inauguration

The President-elect, Sen. Bola Tinubu and the Vice-President-elect, Sen. Kashim Shettima alongside other APC stakeholders on Wednesday in Abuja visited the Defense House, Maitama to inspect its facilities.
The Newsatlarge reports that the Defense House will serve as official operational base of the President-elect till May 29 when he will be inaugurated as the country’s 16 democratically elected president.
Tinubu was accompanied on the visit by Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, the APC National Chairman, Speaker House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila and Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ovie Omo-agege among others.
From the Defence House, Tinubu will receive briefings and hold key meetings as President-elect when he eventually moved into it.
This is not a new development as the current President, Muhammadu Buhari also lodged at the same location months before his inauguration on May 29, 2015 before he moved into his official residence at the Aso Rock Villa, Abuja

Newsatlarge recalled that Tinubu returned to Abuja on Monday aboard his private jet, accompanied by his wife, Oluremi and son, Seyi after a month-long trip to Paris.

The president-elect who left Nigeria on March 21 for Paris on vacation after a hectic campaign and election season, on his return, said he was strong and ready to work.

He was quoted in a statement by one of his media aides, Mr Tunde Rahman as saying that:“I am ready for the task ahead.

“I have rested; I am refreshed and I am ready for the task ahead, forget about what the rumour mill may have told you. I’m strong; very strong.’’

On his plans for the country, he said he had been consulting and planning, with a view to putting together, a strong team, so he could hit the ground running once he assumed office on May 29.

Since his return to the country, Tinubu’s residence in Asokoro had been a beehive of activities as APC stakeholders, including Adamu, its National Chairman, had continued to thronged in to visit him.(https://newsatlarge.ng)

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