President Jonathan will hand over power on May 28th, 24 hours to the inauguration of the president-elect. The Minister of Information, Senator Patricia Akwashiki, told State House correspondents today that he will hand over on May 28th, the eve of democracy day at a dinner to enable the country carry out other activities on democracy day, and also reserve the day for the incoming government.
“By May 28, the President intends to have the formal handing over done at a dinner so that we can reserve May 29 for the incoming government.
“By May 28, we are expected to have concluded our own government and we are welcoming the incoming government. Continue...
“Also you know May 29 is our Democracy Day. So, we have activities lined up all through that week, showcasing all what we have achieved and all other things we do normally on our Democracy Day except that this year is special with the inauguration of our new President that is coming up on May 29,” she said.
She also added that the President had directed all Ministries, Departments and Agencies to prepare their handover notes and submit them to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator Pius Anyim, on or before April 20.