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Jonathan, Buhari clash over May 28 handover date

2015-04-20 12:36
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and presidential candidate of the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) embraces leading opposition All Progressive Congress presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari during a conference to promote non-violence att ~ STRINGER

Abuja - President Goodluck Jonathan and the President-elect Muhammadu Buhari are set to clash over the May 28 handover date, reports Punch.

Buhari and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) are uncomfortable with the date proposed by the out-going administration.

They accused President Jonathan of trying to conveniently excuse himself from the May 29 ceremony where he is to play an active role.

Also read: President Jonathan urged to hand over power on May 29

They stated that if President Jonathan hands over on the 28th, who will account for the hours before the morning of the 29th when the Chief Justice of the Federation is to administer the oath of office and the oath of allegiance on Buhari.

Read more at Punch.

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