The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday proceed to London, the United Kingdom for a routine medical check-up.
Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina disclosed this in a statement issued on Monday night.
President Buhari will meet with the security chiefs in the morning
Before departing the country for the UK.
The Statement also have it that the President is expected to be back in Nigeria during the second week of April 2021.
President Buhari had embarked on several medical trips between 2015 and 2019. During one of his trips in 2017, he spent 103 days in London with the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, acting as the president then.
And His long absence sparked rumours that he had passed on – speculations which were denied by the presidency.
Read the full statement below;
STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE
PRESIDENT BUHARI BILLED FOR ROUTINE MEDICAL CHECK-UP IN LONDON
President Muhammadu Buhari proceeds to London, the United Kingdom, Tuesday, March 30, 2021, for a routine medical check-up.
The President meets with Security Chiefs first in the morning, after which he embarks on the journey.
He is due back in the country during the second week of April 2021.
Special Adviser to the President
(Media and Publicity)
March 29, 2021