Wednesday, 10 May 2017
Buhari Handed over Power To Me - Osinbajo Hits Out At Senate After They Called Him a "Coordinator"
The Ag. president Yemi Osibanjo has addressed the speculations making the rounds that President Buhari did not properly hand over power to him.
Replying a Twitter user who questioned the 'hand over' the professor said that the President did transfer power to him and that he had sent a letter to the Senate in compliance with S.145 (1) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended).
Here's what he said after the cut
He has however deleted this tweet...
Note: That section of the constitution reads:
“Whenever the President transmits to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives a written declaration that he is proceeding on vacation or that he is otherwise unable to discharge the functions of his office, until he transmits to them a written declaration to the contrary such functions shall be discharged by the Vice-President as Acting President.”