President Buhari off to the UK for medical check up

President Muhammadu Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, will, today, embark on a four-day trip to the United Kingdom, to see his doctor.

His Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, announced this in a statement, in Abuja, yesterday night.

Shehu disclosed that, in the course of the technical stop-over for aircraft maintenance in London, on his way back from Washington last week, Buhari had a meeting with his doctor.

According to him, the doctor requested the president to return for a meeting, which he agreed to do.
Buhari is expected back on Saturday, May 12.

Shehu also revealed that upon his return, Buhari’s two-day state visit to Jigawa would take place next Monday and Tuesday.

“On his return, the president’s two-day state visit to Jigawa, which was postponed because of the All Progressives Congress ward congress, will now take place on Monday, May 14 and Tuesday, May 15.

In 2017, the president spent 150 days in London, where he treated an undisclosed ailment.


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