Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will not spend an extra day in office.
Mustapha, who is chairman of the Presidential Transition Council, said this while addressing a press conference on Tuesday, March 28. He noted that the transition process is on course and all efforts are being made to ensure that it is smooth.
The SGF said;
“It is a constitutional matter and whether all the litigations concerning the election petitions are resolved or not, it will not in any way stop the formal transfer of power on May 29.
“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 new president-elect.”