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May 29: Aisha Buhari takes Remi Tinubu on tour of Aso Rock villa



Ahead of May 29 inauguration day, First Lady Aisha Buhari has taken her successor and wife of President-Elect, Mrs Oluremi Tinubu on tour of Aso presidential villa where she and her husband will reside for the next four years.

Aisha’s husband, President Muhammadu Buhari will hand over to President-Elect Bola Tinubu on May 29, in line with the 1999 Constitution of Nigeria.

The tour of the outgoing and incoming First Lady on Tuesday was therefore intended to familiarise the incoming first family with the Aso Rock presidential villa.

Aisha and Remi visited some strategic areas of the official residence of the Presidential family in the Aso Rock Villa during the tour, including the Glass House which she described as a transitional home of the first family.

She said the glass house is specifically meant for presidents during a transition period.

Journalists were not allowed access to some parts of the building during the tour.

Buhari said:”the highly secured residential area of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is strictly to serve as an accomodation for the President and members of the family,” she said.

She said that the glass house is a transit accomodation for outgoing presidents to pave way for necessary renovations on the main house for the incoming president and his family.

Responding, Tinubu expressed appreciation to the first lady for the warm reception accorded her.

Tinubu promised to work tirelessly for the benefit of all Nigerians.

Source- pm news





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