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Jonathan, Sambo to conduct Buhari, Osinbanjo round Villa facilities May 28

20 May 2015, 21:33

Abuja - President Goodluck Jonathan and Vice President Namadi Sambo will on May 28, conduct the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President-elect, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo round facilities at the Aso Rock Villa.

The inspection tour was part of the deliberations of the Federal Executive Council Meeting presided over by Jonathan in Abuja on Wednesday.

The Minister of Information, Patricia Akwashiki, told State House correspondents that the inspection would be followed by a brief handing over and inaugural dinner for the incoming administration.

"The deliberation today was taken up by the preparation for transition and the SGF (Secretary to the Government of the Federation) briefed the council as follows.

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"That on the 28th of May, there will be one; inspection tour by the President in company of the Vice President with the President-elect and the Vice president-elect, there will be tour of the facilities at the villa.

"Thereafter, there will be a small handing over ceremony in the Council Chamber, where the President will hand over the briefs collected by the MDAs (Ministries, Departments and Agencies) to the incoming administration.

"It will be rounded off with the inaugural dinner in the evening of the 28th of May.’’

Akwashiki said the council also approved and ratified five protocol submitted by the relevant ministry on convention.

"And also, there was approval and ratification of protocol that was submitted by the ministry on convention.

"At least, five protocols were approved and adopted by Nigeria in order to enable us to work well with our counterparts in other parts of the world.’’



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