‘Celebration of presidential inauguration to hold on June 12’- Minister of Information and culture, Lai Mohammed reiterates.

  • Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration for a second term on May 29, 2019, will be low key.

He said this in a chat with State House Correspondents on Monday.

The minister said the decision was taken at the meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday, May 8, 2019.

”Since the first observance of June 12 as Democracy Day falls into an election year, and as a measure to sustain June 12 as Democracy Day, the celebration of the inauguration and the advancement of democracy in the country will now take place on June 12,” Mr Mohammed said.

He said the details of the events slated for the two ceremonies will be unveiled at a world press conference slated for May 20 in Abuja