Osinbajo Resumes As Acting-President, Buhari Proceeds On Vacation

Osinbajo Resumes As Acting-President, Buhari Proceeds On Vacation

By Ekemini Ekwere | News Reporter on February 5, 2016
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Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President of Nigeria pictured at the LSE Africa Business Summit on April 22, 2015 | MoveMeBack

The Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has began duties as Acting-President as President Muhammadu Buhari proceeds on a short vacation from today, February 5 to Wednesday, February 10, 2016.

A statement on Friday by the Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), Femi Adesina, said “While President Buhari is on vacation, the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo will perform the functions of the President.

“In compliance with Section 145 (1) of the Nigerian Constitution, President Buhari has dispatched a formal notice of his vacation to the Senate President and the Speaker of the House of Representatives.”

Buhari has been reportedly having health issues and is taking this vacation to undergo proper medical care.

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