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  • Updated: May 28, 2024

May 29: President Tinubu to address senators, reps Wednesday

May 29: President Tinubu to address senators, reps Wednesday

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is set to deliver an address to the joint session of the House of Assembly, comprising the Senate and House of Representatives on Wednesday.

The address is in commemoration of his first anniversary as Nigeria's President, highlighting his administration's successes in the past year.

Bayo Onanuga, the President's Special Adviser on Information and Strategy disclosed this on Tuesday in a statement.

According to the statement, the President will not broadcast to the nation to celebrate his one-year leadership to the nation.

The statement partly reads: "President Bola Ahmed Tinubu will not make a broadcast to the nation on Wednesday to celebrate his first anniversary as the leader of Nigeria.

"Instead, the President will address a joint session of the National Assembly, which has lined up a programme to commemorate 25 years of the nation's democratic journey at both the executive and legislative levels. 

"President Tinubu’s speech will dwell on the achievements of his administration and Nigeria's democracy since the military ceded power in 1999.

"Former Senate President, Senator David Mark, former speaker of the House of Representatives and now President Tinubu’s Chief of Staff, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila are all lined up to address the parliament. 

"Also lined up to speak is the former military ruler, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, who handed over power to civilian administration in 1999.

"At the end of the speeches, President Tinubu will commission the National Assembly Library and Resource Center, now to be known as Bola Ahmed Tinubu Building."

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