The president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammad Buhari who resumed his official duties on Monday the 21st of August 2017, after staying for 103 days in London for medical vacation has decided to work from home pending the completion of the renovation of his office.
Nigeria’s senior special adviser on media and publicity, Mr Shehu Garba said the improvement was needed because of damages caused by rodents during the chairpersons extended period of vacation. He added it was impossible for his boss to work in the office in that situation.
Mr Shehu Garba, also said that the president’s effectiveness would not be affected if he works from home since his residence has an annexe to the office. He further said that the president has been carrying his duties effectively from home since he resumed on Monday. He, however, stated that he could not tell when the renovation of Buhari’s office would be completed and he also urged the maintenance company that is handling the restoration to speed up the repair.
President Buhari’s decision to work from home got support from the national chairman of his political party, Chief John odigie oyegun. Who said what is important is that the job gets done whether he work from home or not.