NEWS: Muhammdu Buhari Sworn-in For Second Term As Nigeria’s President



President Muhammadu Buhari has been sworn in and inaugurated for a second term in office.

The inauguration was held at the famous Eagle Square in the Nigerian capital, Abuja.

The inauguration held on Wednesday was with many foreign leaders and former Nigerian presidents were not present.

Earlier before now, the government had announced that the event would not be elaborate as major parts of the event had been rescheduled for June 12, which has been declared Democracy Day.

Muhammadu Buhari won the Presidential Election held in February, defeating dozens of other candidates, including his main challenger Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party.

According to INEC, the president elect polled 55.6 per cent of the votes (15,191,847) to defeat Mr Abubakar who polled 41.2 per cent (11,262,978).

Mr. Atiku Abubakar is at the moment still challenging the result of the election in court.

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