President Bola Tinubu Grateful for Warm Welcome in Lagos After International Trip

…By Joseph Benjamin for TDPel Media. Expressing deep gratitude, President Bola Tinubu has conveyed his appreciation to Nigerians for the overwhelming reception he received upon his return to Lagos on Tuesday.


This message was conveyed by Dele Alake, the Special Adviser to the President on Special Duties, Communications, and Strategy, in a statement released on Tuesday night.

The President was greeted with a tumultuous welcome from a massive crowd of Nigerians following his seven-day trip abroad.

Warm Welcome amidst Spirited Celebration

As President Tinubu’s convoy made its way from Ikeja to his private residence in Bourdillon, Ikoyi, Lagosians lined the road from Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), waving enthusiastically and expressing their joy.


This notable homecoming celebration marked President Tinubu’s first visit to Lagos since his inauguration as Nigeria’s 16th President on May 29, 2023.

Dignitaries Extend Warm Reception

Upon his arrival at the presidential wing of MMIA, President Tinubu was warmly received by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, Chief of Staff to the President Femi Gbajabiamila, Acting Inspector-General of Police Olukayode Egbetokun, National Security Adviser Nuhu Ribadu, Senators and Representatives from Lagos State, as well as party officials.

The occasion was also marked by the presence of the 81 Division of the Nigerian Army, along with personnel from the Nigerian Navy and Nigerian Air Force, who mounted a guard of honor for the President.

Furthermore, the standing troupe of the Lagos State Council for Arts and Culture entertained the guests, adding a vibrant touch to the welcoming ceremony.

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