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Medical Trip: Buhari Needs Not Transmit Power To Osinbajo – Presidency


It is pointless for President Muhammadu Buhari to transmit energy to the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, the Presidency has stated.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said this on Tuesday when he featured as a visitor on Channels Television’s Politics Today.

He defined that President Buhari has not contravened the legal guidelines of the land by not transmitting energy to Professor Osinbajo whereas away from the nation for a variety of days.

“He (Buhari) will continue from wherever he is,” Shehu stated when requested if the President had transferred duties to the vp.

He added, “The requirement of the law is that the President is going to be absent in the country for 21 days and more, then that transmission is warranted. In this particular instance, it is not warranted.”


A file photograph of President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

Hours earlier than the interview, President Buhari departed the Presidential Villa for the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja at about 2:30pm after which he proceeded to London for a routine medical check-up.

The Presidency had stated the President was anticipated again within the nation within the second week of April.

Before he launched into the journey, President Buhari met with the service chiefs the place he directed them to determine the leaders of bandits and kidnappers and take them out to revive confidence within the areas affected.

He said that the criminals would now not dictate the tone, including that he was conscious of plans by people who represent themselves as authorities to undermine the efforts of the central authorities.

In this image taken on March 30, 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari waves forward of his medical journey to the United Kingdom.


Since assuming workplace, the President has launched into a number of journeys to the United Kingdom to hunt medical care, however he has not been to the nation because the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Speaking about his principal’s situation, Shehu harassed that there was no emergency for the President to journey to London.

He insisted that the President was not sick in any manner, including that it was only a routine medical check-up simply as he had achieved up to now.

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