BREAKING: Tinubu signs amended national anthem bill into law

President Bola Tinubu has signed the bill for the reintroduction of the old national anthem, Nigeria we hail the, into law.

Senate president Godswill Akpabio, announced this at the joint sitting of the senate and house of representatives on Wednesday.

Akpabio said the president signed the bill into law on Wednesday, May 29.

He said the president will not be delivering an address to the joint session of the National Assembly as earlier announced.

Tinubu arrived the chamber in company of his Chief of Staff, Femi Gbajabiamila, and other presidential aides.

Upon his arrival, the old National Anthem, Nigeria We Hail Thee, was sang.

Also at the chamber to witness the joint session include the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje; Borno State governor, Prof Babagana Umara Zulum; former deputy Speaker Patricia Etteh; former lawmakers.

There were conflicting statements from the presidency on Tuesday concerning Tinubu’s visit to the National Assembly today.

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