Alongside the presidential inauguration, twenty-eight newly elected and returning governors, as well as their deputies, were sworn in across the country. The swearing-in ceremonies took place in various parts of Nigeria, with each state having its unique ceremony to mark the occasion.
The newly elected governors took their oaths of office, pledging to uphold the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and to serve their respective states to the best of their abilities. Many also gave speeches outlining their vision for their states and their plans to tackle the various challenges facing their communities.
The swearing-in ceremonies were attended by a host of dignitaries, including federal and state lawmakers, traditional rulers, and other political leaders. The ceremonies were also marked by colourful parades, cultural displays, and musical performances, showcasing the diversity and rich cultural heritage of Nigeria.