BREAKING: Buhari signs executive order establishing Presidential Transition Council

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President Muhammadu Buhari has signed an Executive Order on the Facilitation and Management of Presidential Transitions.

Buhari said it would enhance the seamless transition of power from one presidential administration to another.

This was disclosed in a statement via his verified Twitter handle on Thursday.

The President also revealed he has approved the establishment of a Presidential Transition Council, which would be chaired by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF.

Buhari wrote: “I have signed Executive Order No. 14 of 2023 on the Facilitation and Management of Presidential Transitions. The new Executive Order puts in place a legal framework for the seamless transition of power from one Presidential Administration to another.

“I have also approved the establishment of a Presidential Transition Council, to be chaired by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), to facilitate and manage the 2023 Presidential transition programme.”

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