Dr. Samia Suluhu Hassan, the soft-spoken Vice President of Tanzania, was on Friday, March 19, sworn in because the East African nation’s first feminine president after the sudden loss of life of President John Magufuli from an sickness shrouded in thriller.
“I, Samia Suluhu Hassan, promise to be sincere and obey and defend the structure of Tanzania,” Hassan swore with a Quran earlier than dignitaries at a ceremony in Dar es Salaam.
The 61-year-old chief was sworn in at 10am native time on Friday.
She ascended to the presidency after President Magufuli’s loss of life attributable to coronary heart illness was introduced on Wednesday, Feb 17, greater than two weeks after he disappeared from the general public.
Magufuli’s absence since February 27 had fuelled hypothesis about his well being and sparked rumours he had contracted COVID-19, though officers had denied he was ailing.
Under is a video from the swearing-in ceremony.