Medical Trip: Buhari Should Transfer Power To Osinbajo – Melaye
Former Senator, Dino Melaye has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to transfer power to Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo as he travels to London for a routine medical check-up.
The Presidency disclosed on Monday that Buhari would be traveling to London, the United Kingdom for a medical check-up and would be back in the second week of April.
But Melaye, in a tweet said Buhari should transfer power to the Vice President through a letter to the National Assembly.
He urged that the president should do this before leaving the country on Tuesday.
He wrote, “The president should transfer power to the Vice President through a letter to the National Assembly before leaving the country in-line with constitutional provision.”
Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, had in a statement on Monday evening, said Buhari would proceed to London on Tuesday, March 30, for a routine medical check-up.
He said Buhari would meet with Security Chiefs first in the morning, after which he would embark on the journey.
Adesina stated that the president would be back from the medical check-up in the second week of April.