Written by Augustine Ehikioya, Abuja


The Minister of Information, Senator Patricia Akwashiki , on Wednesday maintained that May 29th is the date for the handover of governance from President Goodluck Jonathan to President-elect, Gen. Muhammudu Buhari.President-Goodluck-Ebele-Jonathan

She made the clarification at the end of Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Jonathan.

According to her, May 28th is just for the inaugural dinner.

She said: “28th May is not the date for handover. 29th May is for handover and Democracy Day.”

“The President is still the President till 29th May till when the President-elect will take over.”

“28th May is just for inaugural dinner.”

On the sack of the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Suleiman Abba, by President Jonathan, she said that the President acted within his power to appoint and sack personnel.

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