Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday started performing his role as the Acting President of Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari, before proceeding on 10 days medical vacation in the United Kingdom on Thursday had informed the National Assembly that Osinbajo will perform the duties of the President in his absence.
Osinbajo, who was in Davos when the President left the country returned to Nigeria on Thursday night.
After some engagements in Ibadan, Oyo State on Friday morning, Osinbajo returned to Abuja and perform some of his first functions as Acting President of Nigeria.
According to posting on the Twitter handle of the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, said that Osinbajo received updates on the situation in The Gambia.
Osinbajo, he said, also received some cabinet members on Friday.
The posting reads: “VP Osinbajo on return to Abuja receives update & briefings on the situation in Gambia & also briefings from a number of cabinet ministers.”