Presidential Transition Council to facilitate and manage the handing over of power on May 29 2023 has been approved by President, Muhammadu Buhari
The president made this known in a tweet on his official Twitter handle on Thursday.
According to him, the council would manage the 2023 presidential transition progam.
“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,” the president tweeted.
It was gathered that the committee comprises the SGF as Chairman, while other members are, Head of the Civil Service of the Federation; Solicitor-General of the Federation and Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Justice.
Cabinet Affairs Office, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF); General Services Office, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF); Economic and Political Affairs Office, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF); State House, National Security Adviser, Chief of Defence Staff, Inspector-General of Police; Director General, National Intelligence Agency; Director General, State Security Services; Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court of Nigeria; and two representatives, to be nominated by the president-elect
The Transition Council will be inaugurated by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation on Tuesday 14th February, 2023 at 12 noon at the Conference Hall of the SGF. Members are expected to attend the inauguration in person.