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Buhari proceeds on leave, Osibanjo to serve as Acting President

19 January 2017, 12:40

Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari will commence a 10-day leave from Monday.

He has written to Senate to inform it of his decision to go on leave.

The leave will start on Monday, January 23 and end on February 6 2017.

Buhari's letter was read on the floor of the Senate by Senate President Bukola Saraki during plenary on Thursday.

The letter read, “In compliance with Section 145 (1) of the 1999 constitution as amended, I wish to inform the Distinguished Senate that I will be away n a short medical vacation from Monday January, 23 to February 6th, 2017 and while I am away, the Vice President (Osinbajo) will perform the functions of my office.

“Please, accept, as always assurances of my highest esteemed consideration.”


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