Buhari Arrives Eagle Square For Democracy Day Celebration
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived the Eagles Square in Abuja where the June 12 Democracy Day celebrations are holding for the first time.
The President arrived at some minutes past 10am, he received the state salute and joined in the general rendition of the National anthem.
He also rode in a special inspection vehicle to inspect guards on parade and acknowledged cheers from guests present.
Prior to Buhari’s arrival, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo had arrived at the venue, he (Osinbajo) welcomes some of the invited guests on behalf of the President.
The new Senate President, Ahmed Lawan and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila have also arrived at the Eagles Square.
Also present at the Eagles Square are the Ooni of Ife, Enitan Ogunwosi II, former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola, Jim Ovia.
Other world leaders have also arrived Abuja for the democracy day celebration
A Democracy Day speech by President Buhari is expected as the high point of the day’s events.
Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) June 12, 2019