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May 29: The Federal Government orders the closure of major Abuja roads for Tinubu’s inauguration.


The Federal Government has ordered the closure of roads linking Federal Secretariat Complexes of Phase I, II, III and Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 2pm on Friday May 26, to Monday May 29.

This announcement was made by Dr Ngozi Onwudiwe, the Permanent Secretary of the Service Welfare Office, Office of the Head of the Service of the Civil Service of the Federation (HOCSF), in a circular issued on Friday in Abuja.

The closures are part of the security measures put in place by the Presidential Transition Council (PTC) for the swearing-in ceremony of President-Elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on May 29.

“Accordingly, officers and intending visitors to the affected areas will not be allowed access till Tuesday, May 30 when work will resume in earnest,” the circular read.

The President-Elect, Tinubu, along with Senator Kashim Shettima, will take the oath of office as President and Vice-President respectively.

Tinubu on the 29th of May, 2023 will take over from President Muhammadu Buhari who ruled for eight years.

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