Monday, May 29, 2023

I’ve Tried My Best, It’s Time To Rest – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday, scored himself high as he declared that he has run a good race.

President Buhari gave himself pass mark while speaking at the investiture of national honours of the Grand Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic, GCFR, on the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and the Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger, GCON, on Vice President-elect Kashim Shettima

The outgoing President handed the Transition Documents as well as the symbolic Baton of Service over to Asiwaju Tinubu at the event, held at Old Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The investiture which attracted a lot of dignitaries, serving and former governors, as well as members of the diplomatic corps, was part of the programme of events of the 2023 Presidential Inauguration Ceremony.

President Buhari, who will be exiting office on May 29 said he had done his part in steering the ship of the country to success, adding that it was now time for him to pass leadership responsibility on to another who will continue with the task.

READ ALSO: Inauguration: Buhari Hands Over Transition Documents To Tinubu

He expressed confidence that with the President-elect in charge, Nigeria is in safe hands.

According to him, “I would like now to express my deepest gratitude to the Nigerian people for their unwavering support and trust throughout my tenure as President. It has been an honour and a privilege to serve this great nation, and I am confident that Nigeria is in capable hands as we embark on this new chapter.

READ ALSO: Buhari Confers GCFR, GCON Titles On Tinubu, Shettima

“I have run a good race, I have finished my course. It is now time for another to take up the baton.”

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