Saturday, May 14, 2011

FG To Spend N500m On Jonathan’s Inauguration

A whopping N500 million has been earmarked by Federal Government to mark the inauguration ceremony of President Goodluck Jonathan as the president of Nigeria for the next four years later this month.

Also, former president of Brazil, Mr Lula Da Silva, has been slated to deliver an inaugural lecture as a mark of honour for of the president with about 35 presidents and heads of governments across the world having signified their intention to be part of the inauguration ceremony.

The lecture, with the theme: “Consolidating Democracy For National Transformation,” is billed to come up on the 27th of May  in Abuja.

In the same vein, an inaugural football match between the Kaduna United Football team of Kaduna and the Eyimba Football Club of Aba is slated for the Abuja Stadium on May 28.

According to investigations, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Alhaji Yayale Ahmed, will chair the inauguration committee, which also has eight serving ministers as members. The inauguration ceremony, it was learnt, is tagged; ‘A Celebration of Nigerians.’

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