Breaking: Buhari going to London again for medical treatment


President Muhammadu Buhari would be departing Nigeria for London on Friday, in what the Presidency, said was a scheduled medical trip, a development that has remained regular in the President’s six-year tenure, since 2015.

Femi Adesina, the President’s spokesman, announced the development, in a terse, two-paragraph statement, on Thursday, informing that the President was due back to the country in the second week of July.

The statement read: “President Muhammadu Buhari will proceed to London, the United Kingdom on Friday, June 25, 2021, for a scheduled medical follow-up.

“He is due back in the country during the second week of July, 2021.”