President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday sent a letter to the Senate and the House of Representatives, informing the federal lawmakers that he has resumed his duties as President upon the completion of his 10-working-day leave.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists.
Buhari wrote the letter titled “Resumption of Office” shortly after he returned to Nigeria from London, the United Kingdom where he remained throughout the vacation period.
The President’s letter to the National Assembly read, “In compliance with Section 145 of the 1999 Constitution (as amended), I write to intimate the Senate (House of Representatives) that I have resumed my functions as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria with effect from today, Saturday 18th August, 2018,after my vacation.
“Please accept, Distinguished Senate President, (Hon.Speaker, House of Representatives)the assurances of my highest consideration.”