Buhari Begins Short Vacation

President Buhari and his vice, Osibanjo.
President Buhari and his vice, Osibanjo.
• Osinbajo Takes Over
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday began a short vacation to last till Wednesday, February 10.
The notice of the vacation was contained in a three-paragraph statement by his Special Adviser Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, in Abuja.
According to the statement, while the President is on vacation, the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will perform the functions of the President.
The decision is in compliance with Section 145 (1) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended), Adesina stated, noting that the President had since dispatched a formal notice of his vacation to the Senate President and the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
This is the first time since he was sworn in on May 29, last year that the President would be officially taking a vacation.
Buhari has come under severe criticism from some Nigerians over his frequent foreign trips lately.
There are reports that he would during the vacation attend to his health abroad.

Post a Comment