May 29: Transition committee begins work

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To facilitate smooth handing over of government on May 29th from the incumbent, President Goodluck Jonathan (Peoples Democratic Party) to the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (All Progressives Congress), the Transition Committee on Monday started its assignment.

Jonathan had conceded defeat to Buhari in the March 28th Presidential election.

The maiden meeting of the committee chaired by Vice President Namadi Sambo started few minutes past 12noon on Monday at the Vice President’s conference room.

Among those at the meeting are the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, Attorney General of the Federation and the Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, Head of Service of the Federation, Daniel Kifasi.

Others include the Minister of State for Finance, Bashir Yuguda and the Minister of Police Affairs, Jelil Adesinyan, NAFDAC DG, Paul Orhii.

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