Nigeria swears in new leader
Goodluck Jonathan was sworn in for a full four-year term as president of Nigeria yesterday, and now must unite a country that saw deadly post-election violence despite what observers called the fairest vote in more than a decade.
By The Newsroom
Published 28th Feb 2019, 14:03 GMT
The ceremony, in Nigeria's capital of Abuja, comes just over a year after Mr Jonathan was sworn into office to complete the term of late President Umar Musa Yar'Adua.
"You have entrusted me with your mandate and I will never, ever, let you down," Mr Jonathan said in his inaugural address.