Breaking: Tinubu sworn in as President

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Bola Tinubu, President-elect, and Kashim Shettima, Vice President-elect, have been sworn in as President and Vice President of Nigeria, respectively.

On Monday, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Kayode Ariwoola, administered the Oath of Office.

The Independent National Electoral Commission declared Tinubu, a former Senator and governor of Lagos State, the winner of the February 2023 presidential election.

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The candidate of the All Progressives Congress received 8,794,726 votes to defeat his closest rival of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, who received 6,984,520 votes in the election. Peter Obi of the Labour Party finished third with 6,101,533 votes and Rabiu Kwankwaso of the NNPP finished fourth with 1,496,687 votes.

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