Swearing-In of President Tinubu and Governors Captivate National Attention, Marking a New Era of Leadership

…By Joseph Benjamin for TDPel Media. While all eyes were on the swearing-in ceremony of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the President of Nigeria, the inauguration of Kashim Shettima at the Eagles Square in Abuja also garnered significant attention.


However, the spotlight extended across the nation as 28 individuals took their oaths of office as governors in their respective states.

Ten New Governors Begin Their Terms

Among these newly sworn-in governors are Nasir Idris of Kebbi, Kefas Agbu of Taraba, Bassey Otu of Cross River, Peter Mbah of Enugu, Mohammed Bago of Niger, Uba Sani of Kaduna, Ahmed Aliyu of Sokoto, and Umar Namadi of Jigawa.

Additionally, Dikko Radda of Katsina, Umo Eno of Akwa Ibom, Hyacinth Alia of Benue, Francis Nwifuru of Ebonyi, Siminialayi Fubara of Rivers, Alex Otti of Abia, Caleb Mutfwang of Plateau, Abba Kabir of Kano, Sheriff Oborevwori of Delta, and Dauda Lawal of Zamfara have assumed their gubernatorial responsibilities.

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Ten Incumbent Governors Secure Second Terms

Among the 28 governors, ten were reelected for another term.

Seyi Makinde of Oyo, Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe, Bala Mohammed of Bauchi, Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa, Mai Mala Buni of Yobe, Babagana Zulum of Borno, Dapo Abiodun of Ogun, Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa, and Abdulrahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara will continue their leadership roles.

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Party Affiliations and Distribution

It is worth noting that the All Progressives Congress (APC) secured victories in 16 states, holding the majority of governorship positions.


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) claims ten governorships, while the Labour Party (LP) and the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) each have representation in one state.

A Nation-Wide Transition of Power

As these governors assume their responsibilities, Nigeria witnesses a nationwide transition of power, with leaders from various political parties assuming their roles.

The collective efforts of these individuals will shape the future of their respective states and contribute to the overall progress of the nation.


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Joseph Benjamin is an experienced journalist with a successful career spanning over 18 years. He has made a name for himself in the industry through his insightful and engaging reporting, and his dedication to delivering accurate and unbiased news. Joseph’s years of experience have equipped him with a keen understanding of the media landscape, and he has become a trusted voice in his field. His writing style is characterized by its clarity, precision, and attention to detail, making his articles a pleasure to read. Joseph is a dedicated professional who is committed to providing his readers with the most up-to-date and relevant news and information. He lives in Ontario, Canada.

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