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General News of Tuesday, 30 March 2021

Source: Linda Ikeji

Medical trip: President Buhari should transfer power to Osinbajo - Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye has called on President Buhari to transfer power to his Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo as he travels to London for a medical check-up on Tuesday March 30.

The Presidency had released a statement on Monday night, March 29, informing Nigerians that the President would be travelling to London, United Kingdom for medical check-up and would be back in the second week of April.

Reacting to the news, Melaye in a tweet posted on his handle, asked the President to 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 today.

“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.”he wrote

The last time Buhari travelled out of the country was in April 2019 for a medical check-up in the UK. He returned to the country in May of that year.


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