I May Return To London In Weeks For Check-up – PMB
President Muhammadu Buhari who
returned to Nigeria after about 50 days of
medical vacation will do further follow-
ups for his medical check-up in London.
The President, who addressed the nation
on Friday shortly after his arrival from
London, said there “may be need to have
further follow-ups within some weeks.
He, however, said that he was feeling
much better now.
Buhari thanked all Nigerians for their
prayers for his quick recovery.
“I am deeply grateful to all Nigerians –
Muslims and Christians alike, who have
prayed and are continuing to pray for my
“This is a testimony that in spite of the
hardship being experienced, Nigerians
support the Government in its effort to
tackle our country’s challenges.
He said that the best way to repay
Nigerians is to re-dedicate myself to
serving you, protecting your interests and
keeping your trust. I thank you very
“Rather than sending delegation upon
delegation to Abuja to welcome me, may I
appeal to all Nigerians to continue to
pray for our country’s unity, progress and
“I thank you very much and may God
bless our Country,’’ Buhari said.
President Buhari arrived at the
Presidential Villa, Abuja early on Friday.
The presidential plane that brought him
from London landed at the Nigeria Air
Force base Kaduna at about 7.47 a.m.
from where presidential chopper took to
The president was received on arrival at
the villa by Acting President Yemi
Osinbajo, cabinet ministers, service chiefs
and Inspector General of Police Ibrahim
Others included Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of
Zamfara and top government
The President also met with members of
the Federal Executive Council (FEC).
Buhari left the country on Jan. 17 on a
10-day vacation which he said he would
also use to have a medical check-up.
The leave was later extended, based on a
medical advice by his doctors,who said
they needed to carry out further tests on