President Buhari Extends Medical Trip to Uk

President Muhammadu Buhari will not be returning February 5 to the country as ealier speculated.
Already the President has written to the National Assembly informing it of his desire to extend his leave in order to complete and receive the results of a series of tests recommended by his doctors.
In a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President, Sunday, Femi Adesina, entitled: President Buhari Extends Vacation, writes National Assembly, said the President was advised to complete his medical test before returning to the country.
The statement stated: “President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the National Assembly today, February 5, 2017, informing of his desire to extend his leave in order to complete and receive the results of a series of tests recommended by his doctors.
“The President had planned to return to Abuja this evening, but was advised to complete the test cycle before returning. The notice has since been dispatched to the Senate President, and Speaker, House of Representatives.
“Mr. President expresses his sincere gratitude to Nigerians for their concern, prayers and kind wishes,” the statement added.
Recall that on Thursday, January 19, 2017, President Buhari left Nigeria for a 10-day medical vacation in the United Kingdom, transferring executive power to Yemi Osinbajo his Vice President as Acting President.

Author: News Editor

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