President Muhammadu Buhari will embark on a ten days medical leave, the request for the leave was announced by Senate President Bukola Saraki.
Saraki who read a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari stated that Mr. President will be proceeding on a 10-Day medical leave.
In a letter addressed to the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, President Buhari said he was writing in line with Section 145 (1) of the 1999 constitution as amended.
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 on 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.”
The letter was read on the floor of the Senate by Senate President Bukola Saraki at Thursday’s plenary.