- President Muhammadu Buhari would travel to London on Friday, August 3, on holiday
- He is expected to spend 10 days there according to his aide, Garba Shehu
- Shehu said that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo would be in acting capacity as the president while Buhari is away
President Muhammadu Buhari would on Friday, August 3, embark on a 10 working days holiday in the United Kingdom.
NAIJ.com reports that this was revealed by the president's special assistant on media and publicity, Garba Shehu, in a tweet on Wednesday, August 1.
He said that that in compliance with Section 145 (1) of the 1999 Constitution, a letter has been transmitted to the president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki and the speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara to that effect.
"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", Shehu tweeted.
The presidential spokesman also added that while the president is on vacation, the vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, would be in acting capacity as the president.
Shehu also noted that the President Buhari would be in London for the holiday.
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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had previously reported that President Muhammadu Buhari travelled to the United Kingdom for four days to see his doctor.
The president announced this on Monday, May 7. He left the country on Tuesday, May 8 and returned in the country on Saturday, May 12.
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