VELIKY NOVGOROD, October 14. /TASS/. Elected in a single voting day Andrey Nikitin on Saturday assumed the post of Governor of the Novgorod region. The ceremony was held in the regional Philharmonic hall, the correspondent of TASS.
Nikitin solemnly swear in exercising the powers of the Governor “to serve the people faithfully to execute the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the Charter of the Novgorod region and the laws.” After taking office, the Governor has come into office.
Invited to the inauguration by the heads of Federal authorities, subjects of the Russian Federation, State Duma deputies, Federation Council members, heads of the largest Russian financial and industrial companies, prominent public figures, heads of the largest enterprises of the region, representatives of small and medium business, public organizations, honorary citizens of the region and veterans.
At the early elections of the head of the Novgorod region of September 10 Nikitin as a candidate from the party “United Russia” won 67,99% of the vote.