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Presidency reacts to Tinubu’s Democracy Day fall

The Presidency has reacted to the slip and fall by President Bola Tinubu, describing it as just a minor incident.

On Wednesday [today] during the Democracy Day parade held at the Eagle Square in Abuja, the President missed his step and tripped while boarding the parade vehicle.

While confirming the incident, the Special Assistant to the President on Social Media, Dada Olusegun, noted that it was just a minor incident.

He explained that the President only missed his step while climbing the parade vehicle but there were no issues, as he immediately continued with the ceremony.

“Mr. President missed his step while climbing into the truck at the June 12 Democracy Day celebration and tripped. It was a mild misstep. He immediately went on with the ceremonial rounds. No issues,” he wrote via X.

Recall that President Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday, slipped and fell while boarding the parade vehicle at the venue of the 2024 Democracy Day.

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The President had approached the vehicle shortly after he arrived at the Eagles Square, Abuja venue of the programme. The President lost his footing momentarily as he was about to step into the vehicle.

However, despite the slip, the President quickly regained his balance and continued with the proceedings.

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