President Muhammadu Buhari has been called on by the former lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial district, Dino Melaye to hand over power to the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, before travelling out of the country.
Naija News had earlier reported that the President would travel out of the country today (Tuesday) for a medical check-up in the UK.
Melaye in a post on his Twitter account said the President should hand over power to Osinbajo by writing to the National Assembly.
He said, “The president should transfer power to the Vice President through a letter to the National Assembly before leaving the country in-line with the constitutional provision. SDM”
Meanwhile, the former lawmaker representing Kaduna Central senatorial district has advised President Buhari to rest during his trip to the UK.
Shehu wrote: “I wish the President a safe trip to the UK and I pray for his safe return home. For your complete rest, off your data, entertain no visitors and avoid the diaspovites.”
The President before his trip on Tuesday met with the leadership of the National Assembly at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Naija News reports that Senate President Ahmad Lawan and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila later spoke to State House correspondents after Monday’s meeting.