- Ikenna Okafor
President-elect Asiwaju Bola Tinubu will be conferred with the Grand Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic (GCFR) on Thursday, May 25.
In a twitter post on Thursday afternoon by the Special Assistant to the President on digital and new media, Tolu Ogunlesi, President Muhammadu Buhari will confer national honours on the president-elect. Also, the vice president-elect, Kashim Shettima will be honoured with the Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON).
The president’s aide also disclosed that Buhari’s administration would also officially hand over the transition document to the president and vice-president-elect, Tinubu and Shettima, on the same day.
The announcement maintained that the day would be a colourful one in the history of the country and that it would be enabled by Executive Order 14, which President Buhari had signed.
Tinubu, Shettima to receive national honours