State House Staff on Standby for Buhari’s Return

State House staff may have been put on standby for the return of President Muhammadu Buhari, who has been away to the UK for medical attention.
It was learnt that some family members of the President and his wife’s security aides arrived Abuja on Monday in anticipation of Buhari’s arrival in the country anytime from now.
An aide to the wife of the President hinted that Mrs Aisha Buhari might also return to Nigeria Wednesday.
Buhari’s wife had given hint on her twitter handle last week that her husband would retuning the country soon.
President Buhari has been in the United Kingdom since May 7 undergoing treatment for an undisclosed ailment.
Mrs Buhari’s aide said: “The information just reached me now from the wife of the President, that everything is set for the return of Mr President to Nigeria. Already, some of the President’s family members and security aides of madam (Aisha Buhari) have just returned from London.
“The wife of the President may either leave London on Wednesday or decide to come home with the president anytime soon. We have been told to be on standby because Mr President is returning any time soon this week.”
Some staff of the State House, including security operatives, also said they got a directive Monday, asking them to be on standby for the President’s return.
The staff, who spoke to our correspondent on the condition of anonymity, however added that the directive did not contain any specific date for the president’s return.
“We were only instructed to be ready for the return of the president at any moment. No specific date has been mentioned to us,” one of the staff said.

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