The Military High Command has assured that the President-elect, Bola Tinubu would be sworn into power on May 29, 2023 peacefully without any form of violence or disruption.
President Muhammadu Buhari is on the edge of handing over power to the President-elect, Bola Tinubu on May 29, 2023 after he emerged winner at the February 25, 2023 presidential poll.
The Director, Defence Media Operations, Major General Musa Danmadami, gave the assurance while answering questions from journalists after the bi-weekly press briefing on activities of the military on Thursday in Abuja.
Danmadami stated that military officers will forestall any unwanted happening in the country before, during and after the transition billed to hold at the end of the month.
He revealed that the police and other security agencies were working hand-in-hand to neutralize any possible threat to the inauguration of Tinubu as president.
“As far as internal security is concerned; the police still remain the lead agency. The Armed Forces and other security operatives are only playing a supportive role. I will reiterate that we are on standby to make sure that nothing unwanted happens.
The Director mentioned that a transitional committee is in place comprising all members of the security agencies to ensure that any issue of threat to the country security is addressed.
“There is a transition committee in place comprising all members of the security agencies, ministries and agencies of government to make sure the event is held successfully and without a glitch.
“The issue of threat to the security and stability of the country is addressed promptly. Elections have come and gone. For the presidential election, a winner has been announced.
“We don’t see reasons why there should be a problem during the activity. The inauguration will come and go and nothing will happen. We are not going to relent at ensuring there is peace and stability across the length and breadth of the country,” he added. .
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