Buhari not planning to stay in office beyond May 29 – Boss Mustapha

Secretary to the Government of the Federation, (SGF), Boss Mustapha has said that President Muhammadu Buhari won’t stay in office after his tenure officially ends.

He gave the assurance to Nigerians while speaking at a meeting of the Presidential Transition Committee on Tuesday.

Mustapha stressed that Buhari has no intention of spending an extra day in office after May 29, which is Inauguration Day.

According to the SGF, despite litigation from the presidential election, the president’s office is still putting efforts in place to ensure that the transition is not truncated.

He also said preparations are on to ensure that Buhari hands over power to the President-Elect, Bola Tinubu peacefully and formally.

He said: “President Muhammadu Buhari is not spending a day extra after May 29 to hand over power to whoever has been declared by INEC.

“The court processes will continue and we are doing everything to ensure that the transition process is not truncated; the federal government has issued a statement to that effect.

“The transition process is on course and all efforts are being made to ensure that it is smooth and on May 29, there will be a peaceful, formal transfer of power to the President-Elect.”

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