JUST IN: Buhari Returns To Nigeria Today, To Address Nigeria On Monday

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LAGOS AUGUST 19H (NEWSRANGERS)-President Muhammadu Buhari will return to Abuja, Nigeria’s capital today (Saturday) after spending over 100 days in London, United Kingdom, receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment, his spokesman, Femi Adesina said in a statement made on his facebook on Saturday morning.
Buhari had earlier expressed his readiness to return to Abuja last week when he received high ranking Nigerian officials, but had said he would let his doctors determine the time of his return.
“The President had left the country on May 7, this year, after handing over power to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who has functioned as Acting President since then.”
“President Buhari is expected to speak to Nigerians in a broadcast by 7 a.m on Monday, August 21, 2017.
“He thanks all Nigerians who have prayed ceaselessly for his recovery and well-being since the beginning of the health challenge,” the statement said.
BELOW IS THE STATEMENT
PRESIDENT BUHARI RETURNS TODAY
President Muhammadu Buhari returns to the country later today, after receiving medical attention in London.
The President had left the country on May 7, this year, after handing over power to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who has functioned as Acting President since then.
President Buhari is expected to speak to Nigerians in a broadcast by 7 a.m on Monday, August 21, 2017.
He thanks all Nigerians who have prayed ceaselessly for his recovery and well-being since the beginning of the health challenge.
FEMI ADESINA
Special Adviser to the President
(Media and Publicity)
August 19, 2017

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