BREAKING: President Buhari set to confer GCFR and GCON Honours on Tinubu and Shettima

President Buhari has revealed that President-elect Bola Tinubu and Vice President-elect Kashim Shettima will be honored with the prestigious national awards of Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR) and Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON) respectively.

GCFR is Nigeria’s highest national honour and is only reserved for Presidents.

This development was revealed during a highly anticipated World Press Conference led by SGF Boss Mustapha, who serves as the Chairman of the Presidential Transition Council.

The purpose of the conference is to unveil the comprehensive program of events for the forthcoming 2023 presidential inauguration.

Furthermore, Boss Mustapha announced that an official handover of Transition Documents will be conducted, symbolizing the transfer of power and responsibilities to the incoming administration of Bola Tinubu.

This pivotal moment will also take place on May 25.

Tolu Ogunlesi, special assistant to the president on digital and new media, also confirmed the development on Thursday.

“This is going to be the most organised and seamless presidential transition in the history of Nigeria, enabled by executive order 14 signed by President Muhammadu Buhari,” he said.

Ogunlesi said on May 27, there will be an inaugural lecture by Uhuru Kenyatta, former President of Kenya