Nigerians react as Buhari again extends vacation
Reaction has continue to trail the extension of vacation of President Buhari Muhammadu. Yesterday, the social media went viral when it got information that the President had written yet another letter to the National Assembly notifying it that he was extending his leave in the United Kingdom in order to complete and get the results of the medical tests recommended by his physicians.
The presidents Special Adviser on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, told the media in a statement yesterday that the President has written the National Assembly (NASS), though did not state when the President will return but there is the probability that such would be indicated in the letter to the National Assembly.
The short statement by Adesina read: “President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the National Assembly today, February 5, 2017, informing of his desire to extend his leave in order to complete and receive the results of a series of tests recommended by his doctors.
“The President had planned to return to Abuja this evening, but was advised to complete the test cycle before returning. The notice has since been dispatched to the Senate President, and Speaker, House of Representatives.
Mr. President expresses his sincere gratitude to Nigerians for their concern, prayers and kind wishes.”
The President had earlier written the National Assembly intimating the lawmakers of his decision to proceed on a 10 day vacation in the United Kingdom.
In the letter, he had told the lawmakers that he would be resuming duty today, February 6th.