Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd) has approved the formation of a Presidential Transition Council to oversee the 2023 transition plan.
The president also issued Executive Order No. 14 of 2023 on Presidential Transition Facilitation and Management.
The establishment of a legal framework that would allow for a seamless transition of power from one presidential administration to another is a key feature of Presidential Executive Order No. 14 of 2023.
Willie Bassey, Director of Information, Office of the Secretary General of the Federation, said in a statement on Thursday that the SGF, Boss Mustapha, was appointed by the president to lead the council.
The SGF would inaugurate the Council on Tuesday, February 14, 2023.
Members of the committee include the Federation’s Head of Civil Service, the Solicitor-General of the Federation and the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Justice, as well as Permanent Secretaries from the following Ministries and Offices: Defence, Interior, Finance, Budget and National Planning, Foreign Affairs, Information and Culture, Federal Capital Territory Administration, Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Cabinet Affairs Office, and the Office of the Secretary to the Prime Minister.
The 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 nominated by the President-elect are among those who will be appointed.