For the third time, President Buhari to go on vacation
President Muhammadu Buhari is set to proceed on a 10-day vacation beginning from Monday January 23 to Monday February 6, 2017. It will be the third time Mr President would be proceeding on vacation since assumption of office on May 29, 2015. The first time was in February 2015 followed by another in June 2015 during which he was treated for ear infection in a London hospital.
In a letter read by the President of the Senate Dr. Bukola Saraki during plenary on Thursday, Buhari said the vacation would be a working leave.
The letter explained that the 10-day period formed part of his annual vacation for 2017.
According to the letter, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is to act as President during the period Buhari would be away.