I’ve Resumed Office as Nigeria President – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday returned to his office, he left about 49 days ago.
He added that he has resumed his duties as the President of Nigeria.
He has also written to formally notify the National Assembly as required by the 1999 Constitution (as amended).
It will be recalled that Buhari who had been away in London, United Kingdom on a medical vacation since January 19 returned to the country on Friday.
A statement from Femi Adesina on the President resumption of duty read: ”President Muhammadu Buhari today resumed duties after his vacation. “In compliance with Section 145 of the 1999 Constitution (as amended), the President has formally transmitted letters to the Senate and the House of Representatives, intimating the National Assembly “that I have resumed my functions as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria with effect from Monday, March 13, 2017, after my vacation.” Meanwhile, it was observed that the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and some of the Presidential aides have started going to the President’s office to take briefs.
Both Femi Adesina and Garba Shehu, Buhari’s media aides, arrived the President’s office this morning at around 10;55am while the Chief of Staff to the President, Alhaji Abba Kyari, went to the President’s office at 10.55am.
President Buhari returned to Nigeria last Friday, after recuperating abroad.
Buhari arrived at exactly 7.41am at the Air Force Base Mando in Kaduna State and was received by the Kaduna State Deputy Governor Bala Bantex, GOC 1 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major General Adeniyi Oyebade, the Air Officer Commanding,Training Command of the Nigerian Air Force, Air Vice Marshall Christopher Okoye, the Commissioner of police and other dignitaries.
He was immediately taken to Abuja with a chopper after alighting from the Presidential Jet.

Author: News Editor

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