President Muhammadu has written a letter to the two arms of the legislature, the Senate and the House of Representatives, informing them that he has resumed his duties as President and Commander-in-Chief.
The letter by President Buhari to the National Assembly followed his return to the country on Saturday upon the completion of his 10-day working leave.
In the letter, titled: “RESUMPTION OF OFFICE,” personally signed by him, on Saturday, President Buhari said: “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.”
President Buhari had before proceeding on the 10-day working leave also written to the National Assembly.
He told the lawmakers that in his absence, the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will act as the Acting President.