Thursday at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the former governor of Lagos State was awarded the National Honor of Grand Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic (GCFR).
After thanking President Muhammadu Buhari, who bestowed the honor upon him, Tinubu stated that he comprehends the significance of the honor and the responsibilities that lie ahead, promising not to disappoint the President or the Nigerian people.
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“I am a simple man who is the beneficiary of the support and goodwill of the people of Nigeria. The people have put their trust in us. You have done your part, Mr President,” Tinubu said.
Regarding what he will do for Nigerians once he is sworn in, Tinubu assured that he will conduct a good race. Tinubu pledged to advance the nation's security, economy, agriculture, employment, education, health, and other sectors.
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The President-elect stated that the people deserve nothing less, so he will not let them down.
He thanked Buhari once more for conferring national honors on him and Kashim Shettima, who received the Grand Commander of the Niger (GCON) title.
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He added that the President's commitment to democratic and progressive good governance is unchallengeable. Tinubu also praised President Buhari for honoring the late MKO Abiola, the victor of the annulled presidential election held on June 12, 1993.
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