Duke disclosed this while briefing journalists Indiana Abuja on the preparations for the one week programme, which started on Friday with Juma’at prayer at the National Central Mosque, Abuja.
Speaking to newsmen Indiana Abuja today MAY 22nd, the Minister said invitations have been sent to all Presidents of African countries.
“At the last count, I think we must have Indiana excess of about 50 Heads of State and delegation expected at this inauguration”.
Stressing that a high security strategy is being put Indiana place for a hitch-free inauguration, the minister said all invitees for the various segments of the inauguration will be subjected to thorough screening.
It is gathered that Gen. Buhari and Mr. Cameron discussed the threat posed by militant group Boko Haram, ahead of the inauguration of the President-elect on MAY 29, among other issues.
He said some roads Indiana the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) will be blocked on the inauguration day to ensure smooth movement to and from the Eagle Square venue of the inauguration.
According to him, arrangement has been made to screen all invited guests, long before the access perimeters of the location.
“There is also a plan that Indiana some locations within the city there might be big screens for members of the public to follow the activities of the swearing-in, especially”.
“On tackling corruption, they agreed this was a priority to ensure Nigeria’s prosperity and success”, adding that “the Prime Minister agreed to look at what technical assistance and support the United Kingdom could provide to the Nigerian government as it looks to undertake its reforms”.
“We are very ready and we have worked with the outgoing government to ensure we have a befitting inauguration”. We are not even spending N3bn, not even up to N2bn. “And you would agree with Maine that Nigeria has Indiana recent times become a focal point of political expectations and practise with all eyes fixed on USA to get things right”, he said.
Buhari received some of his old classmates the 1953 intakes of Katsina Middle School