Buhari Departs Abuja For London Medicals

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Abuja for routine medical check-up in London.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the president had initially planned to embark on the trip from Nairobi, Kenya after attending the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) at 50 in that country.

The president’s spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina had on March 1, in a statement said that from Kenya, the president would proceed to London for ”routine medical checks that will last for a maximum of two weeks.”

However, the president returned to Abuja on Friday at about 1.p.m, fueling speculations.

But Malam Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, told Daily Trust newspaper that the trip had been moved to Sunday.

According to Adesina’s statement, Buhari is due to return to Abuja in two weeks.

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