President Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday proceed on a 10 working days holiday to London, just as the president inspected the headquarters of his campaign office in Abuja today.
Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said, Wednesday, that Buhari transmitted a letter to the effect that he would travel on Friday to the President of the Senate and the Speaker, House of Representatives, in compliance with Section 145 (1) of the 1999 Constitution.
Adesina further revealed that the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will run the country, albeit in acting capacity, during the President’s vacation,.
In a related development,President Buhari late Wednesday afternoon toured his presidential campaign headquarters in Abuja ahead of the 2019 election to see the facelift given to the property, a presidency statement said.
The same building at Herbert Macaulay Way, Central Area, Abuja, had served as campaign headquarters for the 2015 election.
“On the President’s entourage were his Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, and other senior government officials.
“On hand to receive the delegation was Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, who took the President round the newly refurbished structure,” the statement added.
By Gboyega Adeoye