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Tinubu Cancels 71st Birthday Celebration

President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has cancelled this year’s annual colloquium to mark his birthday.

Tinubu who turns 71 years on Wednesday, opted for special prayers and a thanksgiving service.

A media aide to Tinubu, Tunde Rahman, in a statement noted that prayers would be held in Lagos and other parts of the country.

He said that special prayers will be held at the central mosques in each of the five divisions in Lagos State.

“Also to receive prayers among others are President Muhammadu Buhari and First Lady Aisha Buhari, President-elect Tinubu, and his wife, senator Oluremi Tinubu, Vice-President-elect, senator Kashim Shettima, and Hajia Nana Shettima, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, other state governors as well as members of national and state houses of assembly,” the statement read in part.


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