Osinbajo briefs Buhari as President returns from holiday
President Muhammadu Buhari has been briefed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who acted as President while Buhari was away on holiday in London. The President returned Saturday evening after 10 working days holiday.
The presidential plane conveying Buhari and few of his aides landed at the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, at 6.38p.m. The President looked refreshed as he exchanged pleasantries with dignitaries who thronged the airport to welcome him.
Buhari was received at the airport by Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, Service Chiefs and the Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari.
Others at the airport to welcome the president included cabinet ministers, the acting chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and members of the presidential media team.
The return of the president has put to rest the social media report that he had extended his vacation in London.
Buhari on Aug. 3 commenced 10 working days holiday and transmitted a letter to the President of the Senate and the Speaker, House of Representatives to that effect in compliance with Section 145 (1) of the 1999 Constitution.
While the president was in London, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo acted in his stead in line with the constitution.