With 17 days to the tip of his regime, the President, Main Basic Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has moved out of his official residence contained in the Aso Rock Presidential Villa to the Glass Home, a short lived construction that has served because the abode of outgoing presidents since 1991.
The transfer is to permit for upkeep works on the residence in preparation for its subsequent occupant, President-elect Bola Tinubu…..CONTINUE READING
Saturday PUNCH studies that the majority of Buhari’s aides have additionally been shifting their private belongings out of the seat of energy to be able to create room for Tinubu’s private aides and key Presidency officers.
On the character of renovations in the principle residence, a senior State Home supply advised Saturday PUNCH that the 32-year-old edifice was being coated with white paint, whereas a few of its sections have been being cleaned and fumigated.
Nonetheless, the renovation, which largely entails ending and fittings, is not going to embrace the supply of recent units of furnishings because the incoming President will decide whether or not to alter the prevailing ones or not.
“You recognize that a lot of the construction is white. So, the renovation will contain repainting of the stained sections and changing fittings which have gone weak or unhealthy. The furnishings will not be modified. However that can rely on the brand new President,” the supply mentioned.
In line with a two-minute video clip earlier revealed on her Instagram deal with, the First Girl, Aisha Buhari, revealed that the Glass Home had since been the brand new residence of the primary household.
Aisha was seen exhibiting the incoming First Girl, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, across the State Home official residence, including that the Glass Home ought to stay in use because the transition base for outgoing presidents and their spouses.
She mentioned, “I’ve taken the incoming First Girl, Senator Remi Tinubu, round. She has seen the principle home; we at the moment are on the well-liked Glass Home. The Glass Home is a transitional dwelling for outgoing presidents.
“I’m advising that the Glass Home ought to preserve its custom of being a transition dwelling for outgoing presidents. As I’m speaking to you now, I’m residing right here with my husband.
“Solely two of us right here, I believe it ought to stay in order a norm of the establishment and of the home.”
Saturday PUNCH had final week reported that the State Home Administration had begun renovating and refurbishing sections of the Presidential Villa.
The concrete perimeter fence encompassing the President’s workplace, official residence, the Council Chamber, press gallery, in addition to different administrative places of work have been being overlaid with new white and inexperienced paints.
Our correspondent additionally oberved the supply of a brand new set of furnishings to the inexperienced room adjoining the Council Chamber. Months earlier, the administration had carried out a routine improve of card readers and put in barricades in areas, which have been as soon as freeways. Punch…..CONTINUE READING