Buhari Postpones  His Return to Nigeria, to Remain in the UK on Health Grounds

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to  the National Assembly today, February 5, 2017, informing them 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 the United Kingdom.

President Buhari

The President had planned to return to Abuja, Nigeria 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.


Special Adviser to the President

(Media and Publicity)

February 5, 2017


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