Buhari returns after 13 day-vacation to London

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to the country after 13 day medical vacation to the United Kingdom.

The Air Force One, the official jet of the president touched down at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe in the nation’s capital, at about 5:30 p.m. local time.

President Buhari had travelled to the UK on June 6 to rest and also see an E.N.T. specialist for ear infection evaluation.

Though he had been scheduled to return last Thursday but the Acting President and the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, had told newsmen that Buhari would return to Nigeria on Sunday.

Vice President Yemi Osibajo hinted State House correspondents of the President’s return date before the National Executive Council meeting held in the council chambers.

The Vice President said that he spoke with the President and confirmed that he was in good health.

Professor Osinbajo said that there was no need for the President to start rushing back to the country but should spend the weekend there and get back home on Sunday.

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