The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will temporarily perform the duties of the president as Buhari embarks on a short vacation.
This was revealed in a message release by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President:
President Muhammadu Buhari has begun a short vacation from today, February 5 to February 10, 2016.
While President Buhari is on vacation, the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo will perform the functions of the President.
In compliance with Section 145 (1) of the Nigerian Constitution, President Buhari has dispatched a formal notice of his vacation to the Senate President and the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Special Adviser to the President
(Media & Publicity)
February 5, 2016