Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to return to the country on Friday March 10, 2017 several weeks he travelled to London for vacation.
A terse statement from Spokesman to the President, Femi Adesina said the president had expressed appreciation to teeming Nigerians from across the country and beyond who had wished him well.
The President left the country on January 19, 2017 for a vacation, during which he had routine medical check-ups. The holiday was extended based on doctors’ recommendation for further tests and rest.
Earlier in the day, the presidency released pictures of Buhari with Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, at the Abuja House in London, where the Nigerian leader had been staying.
Circulation of pictures and details of telephone conversations were among the strategies deployed by the presidency to dismiss rumours on Buhari’s health.