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Buhari vacates presidential villa for Tinubu



Buhari vacates presidential villa for Tinubu
Ahead of the inauguration of the President-elect Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has vacated his official residence at the Presidential Villa and relocated to the Glass House.

The Glass House has served as a transitional abode for the outgoing president and their spouse during the handover period.

The Glass House has also traditionally played a crucial role in the transition of power, providing a symbolic and practical space for the outgoing president and their spouse.

Buhari vacates presidential villa for Tinubu

The relocation of the President was made known by the First Lady, Aisha Buhari, in a video on her Instagram page after showing the incoming First Lady, Senator Remi Tinubu around the State House.

Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration had expressed its commitment to ensuring a smooth transition process and peaceful handover of power on Monday, May 29, to Tinubu.

A Presidential Transition Council was set up to this effect, with the Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, the Chairman.

Buhari spent his constitutionally-expected two-term of eight years in office and could retire to his hometown of Daura in Katsina in May.

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