Buhari Returns After 15-Day UK Medical Trip

Buhari returns from UK

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday returned to Nigeria from London.

Recall that Buhari travelled to London, United Kingdom on March 30 for “routine medical check-up.”

Adesina had announced that the President would return to the country in the second week of April.

The presidential jet that conveyed Buhari and some of his close aides landed at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja around 4.45pm.

The Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, led other top government officials to receive him at the airport.

Others who joined Gambari to receive the President at the airport were the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Muhammed Bello; the National Security Adviser Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno (retd.).

Others were the service chiefs, the acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba; the Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Rufa’i;  the Director-General of the Department of State Services, Yusuf Bichi; and other presidential aides.

Earlier in the day, armed soldiers attached to the Brigade of Guards and armed policemen on “route lining” duties were seen in strategic locations on the road from the airport to the Presidential Villa.

The arrangement is usual whenever there is presidential movement.


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