President Buhari embarks on 10-day London vacation, transfers power to Osinbajo

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Buhari to embark on a trip
President Buhari on a trip

President Muhammadu Buhari would proceed on another vacation tomorrow, the presidency has announced.

Using the official Twitter handle, the presidency said the president would start the vacation in London from tomorrow, and has transferred power to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

“President @MBuhari begins a 10-working-days holiday from August 3, 2018.

” In compliance with Section 145 (1) of the 1999 Constitution, a letter has been transmitted to the President of the Senate, and the Speaker, House of Representatives to that effect.

“While the President is on vacation, Vice President @ProfOsinbajo will be in acting capacity as President.

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” President Buhari will be in London for the holiday,” it said.

Presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina also  announced the vacation of the President in a statement made available to State House Correspondents.
It read ” In compliance with Section 145 (1) of the 1999 Constitution, a letter has been transmitted to the President of the Senate, and the Speaker, House of Representatives to that effect.”
“While the President is on vacation, the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo will be in acting capacity as President. President Buhari will be in London for the holiday,” he said.
The presidency failed to disclose if Buhari will visit his doctors while on vacation.

 

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