Controversial former Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to obey the constitution by transferring power to his deputy, Yemi Osinbajo before embarking on his trip to United Kingdom for ‘routine medical check-up’.
Melaye made the call in a tweet on Monday night, insisting that doing so was only in line with constitutional provisions.
He tweeted: “The president should transfer power to the Vice President through a letter to the National Assembly before leaving the country in-line with a constitutional provision.”
NaijaNewsNow reports that Femi Adesina, Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, on Monday evening, said in a statement that the President would be a way to the United Kingdom for from Tuesday after a meeting with security chiefs.
He also indicated that President Buhari is visiting the UK for what he called “routine medical check-up’ and due back in the second week of April.