Buhari set to depart Nigeria for UK on medicals

Buhari set to depart Nigeria for UK on medicals

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to depart Nigeria for the United Kingdom for medicals, the Presidency said on Monday.

Garba Shehu, Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity made this disclosure in a statement Monday night.

Garba said the president, who would jet out of the country on Tuesday, is expected to return to the country on May 12 and thereafter attend APC ward congresses.

The statement reads, “President Muhammadu Buhari will tomorrow, Tuesday undertake a four-day trip to the United Kingdom.

“In the course of the technical stop-over for aircraft maintenance in London on his way back from Washington last week, the President had a meeting with his doctor.

“The Doctor requested the President to return for a meeting which he agreed to do.

“President Buhari will return on Saturday, May 12.

“On his return, the President’s two-day State Visit to Jigawa, which was postponed because of the All Progressives Congress, APC’s Ward Congresses, will now take place on Monday, 14 and Tuesday, May 12.”

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