May 29: SGF inaugurates 16-member presidential inauguration committee Thursday

May 29: SGF inaugurates 16-member presidential inauguration committee Thursday
March 13 18:59 2019

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By Nasir Kura

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Gida Mustapha, would on on Thursday, March 14, 2019 inaugurate the 2019 Presidential Inauguration Committee approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.

The committee, which was constituted by the president on Wednesday, is chaired by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.

Members of the committee are the Minister of Information and Culture, Minister of Interior, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of FCT, Minister of Defence, Minister of Health, Minister of Education and the Minister of State for Aviation.

Others are the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Inspector General of Police, Director General of State Security Service, Commander of Guards Brigade, Permanent Secretary of State House and the Permanent Secretary (General Services Office) while the Permanent Secretary (Political and Economic Affairs Office) would serve as secretary of the committee.

The committee is mandated to plan, organize and execute all approved activities for the 2019 presidential inauguration, among others.

The committee is also mandated to co-opt relevant organisations and persons towards the successful execution of the programme; document for posterity, all planned activities for the Inauguration; and carry out any other assignment as may be required towards the successful implementation of the programme.