Bola Tinubu Nigeria’s President-Elect has cancelled his annual colloquium which is used to mark his birthday.
NAIJA NEWS NG reports that Bola Tinubu will turn 71 years old on Wednesday, March 29, 2023. The President-Elect has decided to cancel the colloquium and mark his birthday with prayers and thanksgiving in Lagos and other parts of the country.
According to a statement issued by his media aide, Tunde Rahman, the said prayers would be held in Lagos and other parts of the country. The special prayers would be offered at the central mosque in each of the five divisions in the state including, the central mosque, Alausa, Ikeja.
The statement read;
“Also to receive prayers among others are President Muhammadu Buhari and first lady Aisha Buhari, president-elect, Tinubu, and his wife, senator Oluremi Tinubu, Vice-President-elect, senator Kashim Shettima, and Hajia Nana Shettima, governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, other state governors as well as members of national and state houses of assembly.
“This year, the president-elect said the date, which falls within the holy month of Ramadan, should be dedicated to prayers and seeking God’s guidance for him and the country as he prepares to take the reins of leadership.”