President Buhari returns from UK, says he is healthy

President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Nigeria on Sunday arrived in Abuja, the nation’s capital, at about 5:30 p.m. local time after 14 days official vacation in London, United Kingdom, where he also saw an Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) specialist for ear infection evaluation.Muhammadu-Buhari-returns from medical treatment

The presidential jet that conveyed the President landed at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at about 5.33pm.

He was received by Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari; Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello; members of the Federal Executive Council, top government officials, federal lawmakers and service chiefs among others.

On arrival, Buhari inspected a guard of honour mounted by men of the Guards Brigade, after the elaborate airport ceremonies over, the President and some top aides left for the Presidential Villa.

Addressing newsmen on his state of health the president has this to say; “I am ok. I am better. You can see me inspecting the guards of honour. Now you can do the assessment yourself.

He also said in Hausa language that he was so healthy that he could even engage anyone in a wrestling bout.

A spokesman for the President, Mr Femi Adesina, had in a statement said President Buhari’s Personal Physician and an E.N.T. Specialist had recommended further evaluation of the ear after they had examined him.

On June 16, the acting President of Nigeria and the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, said President Buhari would return to Nigeria on Sunday.

Vice President Yemi Osibajo hinted State House correspondents of the President’s return date before the National Executive Council meeting held in the council chambers.

The Vice President said that he spoke with the President and confirmed that he was in good health.

Professor Osinbajo said that there was no need for the President to start rushing back to the country but should spend the weekend there and get back home on Sunday.

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