President Muhammadu Buhari has not extended his London vacation, the Presidency said last night.
Reports filtered round especially on social media that the President’s vacation has been extended.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu said there was nothing like that.
In his reply to a text message by our correspondent, he said: ” No. There is no such extension. We announced 10 working days, meaning Monday to Friday +Monday to Friday.”
Naija News recalls that President Buhari had on August 3, proceeded a 10-working day vacation in London. The President’s vacation was conveyed via a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.
The statement reads : “In compliance with Section 145 (1) of the 1999 Constitution, a letter has been transmitted to the President of the Senate, and the Speaker, House of Representatives to that effect.
” While the President is on vacation, the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo will be in acting capacity as President. President Buhari will be in London for the holiday.”
Naija News understands that the President Buhari has already spent 2 extra days in in London as his official vacation duration lapsed on August 13.