According to the Presidency, it is unnecessary for President Muhammadu Buhari to transfer power to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, claimed as much on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Tuesday.
He clarified that President Buhari did not break the law by not handing over power to Professor Osinbajo when he was out of the country for several days.
When asked if the President had delegated powers to the vice president, Shehu said, “He (Buhari) will proceed from wherever he is.”
“The law demands that if the President is going to be out of the country for 21 days or more, then the transmission is required,” he said. It is not justified in this instance.” President Buhari left the Presidential Villa at around 2:30 p.m. for the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, after which he traveled to London for a regular medical check-up.
The President was scheduled to return to the country in the second week of April, according to the White House. before he left.
President Buhari held a meeting with the service chiefs, instructing them to locate and arrest the leaders of bandits and kidnappers in order to restore trust in the affected areas.
He claimed that criminals would no longer be able to set the tone and that he was aware of plans by individuals posing as officials to weaken the central government’s efforts.
The President has traveled to the United Kingdom many times since taking office to obtain medical treatment, but he has not been since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
When asked about his principal’s condition, Shehu claimed that the President’s trip to London was not appropriate.
He insisted that the President was not ill in any way and that it was just a routine medical check-up, as he had done previously.