May 29 handover date sacrosanct, Buhari insists

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday insisted that the May 29, 2023 handover date to a new administration cannot be changed.

He reiterated his commitment to handing over leadership to an elected president during a brief remark to Mr. Shakib Ben Musa, the Minister of National Education, Pre-School and Sports of the Kingdom of Morocco who visited him at the Presidential Villa, Abuja with a message from King Mohammed, VI of Morocco.

The president noted that his term in office will end on that day in line with constitution, insisting that his term of office will end with the inauguration of a new president in May next year.

May 29 handover date sacrosanctHe, however, said that he will study the message sent by the Moroccan King and respond accordingly, giving assurances at the same time that he will continue to cherish and strengthen the very warm and cordial relations between the two countries.

Accompanied by Mr. Moha Ou Ali Tagma, the resident representative of the Kingdom in Nigeria, the Special Envoy reiterated to the president the friendship and solidarity of the king, the government and people of Morocco with Nigeria.




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