...By Larry John for TDPel Media.
The Nigerian Presidency has provided an explanation for the relocation of President Muhammadu Buhari from the official Presidential residence to the Glass House within the Presidential Villa.
This decision was made as part of a routine process to prepare the official residence for the incoming President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, shared a video disclosing their move to the Glass House after familiarizing the incoming First Lady, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, with the residence.
Transition Process and Residence Change:
Special Assistant to the President on Digital Communication, Bashir Ahmad, clarified the significance of President Buhari’s change of abode.
He stated that it is customary for an outgoing President to vacate the official residence prior to the inauguration, allowing time for the preparation of the building for the incoming President.
Ahmad emphasized that this change is part of the standard transition process, where the outgoing President resides in the Glass House while the incoming President stays at the Defense House.
Preparing the State House for the New President:
According to Ahmad, the relocation is a procedural step taken to ensure the smooth transition of power.
The President’s move to the Glass House is temporary, and after the inauguration, the new President is expected to resume duties at the State House to commence their tenure.
This sequence of events ensures that the State House is appropriately prepared for the incoming President’s occupancy.
The explanation provided by the Nigerian Presidency sheds light on the routine nature of President Buhari’s relocation from the official residence to the Glass House.
This process is implemented to facilitate the transition of power and prepare the official residence for the incoming President.
By following established protocols, the government aims to ensure a seamless handover of responsibilities and a smooth start for the new administration.
This clarification helps to dispel any misconceptions or speculations surrounding the President’s change of abode and reaffirms the adherence to established transitional procedures in Nigeria’s political landscape.
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