President Muhammadu Buhari has formally resumed work and has formally sent a letter to the National Assembly to the effect.
Malam Garba Shehu, the president’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, confirmed the development while fielding questions from State House correspondents in Abuja on Monday. He said that the president would later hold meeting with Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo.
It should be noted that Mr Femi Adesina, on Friday, on his twitter handle, has revealed that President Buhari would transmit a letter to the National Assembly indicating his resumption of work after his vacation in London. saying that the letter would formalise the president’s return.
He said: “PMB (President Muhammadu Buhari) will on Monday transmit letter to National Assembly on his return to the country. That makes his return to work formal and constitutional.’’
It is of note that President Buhari returned to Nigeria on Friday through Kaduna Airport after more than six-weeks in the United Kingdom. The Presidential plane landed at the VIP Wing of the 401 Flying Training School of the Nigerian Air Force, Kaduna, at about 7.40 a.m.
President Buhari had earlier in an address thanked Nigerians for their constant prayers for his good health and revealed that he might go back to London in the next few weeks for routine medical check-up.