Senator Dino Melaye has called on President Buhari to transfer power to his Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo as he travels to London for a medical check-up on Tuesday, March 30.
The Presidency had released a statement on Monday night, March 29, informing Nigerians that the President would be traveling to London, the United Kingdom for a medical check-up and would be back in the second week of April.
Reacting to the news, Melaye in a tweet posted on his handle, asked the President to transfer power to the Vice President through a letter to the National Assembly. He urged that the president should do this before leaving the country today.
”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.” he wrote
The last time Buhari traveled out of the country was in April 2019 for a medical check-up in the UK. He returned to the country in May of that year.