President Buhari leaves Nigeria 'indefinitely' for medical attention in London

Fresh reports reaching NigerianEye has it that President Muhammadu Buhari departed Nigeria for London Sunday night for follow-up medical consultation with his doctors.

No duration has been given for the medical vacation.

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, gave notice of the trip on his twitter handle last night at about 8.25 p.m., saying “PMB travels tonight for medical follow-up. Length of stay to be determined by London doctors

 The president had planned to leave Sunday afternoon, but decided to tarry a bit, due to the arrival of 82 Chibok girls who arrived Abuja earlier in the day.

“The President assured Nigerians that there is no cause for worry”, said Femi Adesina, the media and publicity adviser “He is very grateful for the prayers and good wishes of the people, and hopes they would continue to pray for the peace and unity of the nation.

“The length of the President’s stay in London will be determined by the doctors. “Government will continue to function normally under the able leadership of the Vice President.

 “President Buhari has transmitted letters about the trip to the Senate and the House of Representatives, in compliance with Section 145 (1) of the 1999 Constitution”. The President had travelled in January for a similar check and returned on 10 March.

The health of the President has continued to generate controversy, since he returned from the last medical vacation, following his failure to attend the last three meetings of the Federal Executive Council, FEC. Also, the President has not left the Presidential Villa since his return from his last medical vacation.
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  1. May Allah grant our dear president quick recovery and make the sickness source of purification for him. May He guide and guard the vice president and others so that peace, progress and unity can continue raining. God bless Nigeria.

  2. Ameen Summa Ameen May the Almighty Allah Accept your Prayers

  3. Ameen Summa Ameen May the Almighty Allah Accept your Prayers

  4. This is how u prayed for yaradua but he died.. Pls what is this prayer doing for us... see if he will survive it, he will. So just leave the issue of prayer and talk abt our country will be better

  5. Anonymous, you gave a very inhuman statement. May Allah guide you. You will leave the country one day as others did. Try to be polite and pathetic. Anyway, this is how you are brought up.

  6. Why do African leaders never have medical treatment in Africa ?

  7. Allhmdlh May Allah see u true Amiiin

  8. Pls we not worried abt you we are worried about nigeria's economy at all there are so many sick people who can't even pay for Nigeria health bills talk more of medical trip and yet no one prays for them..Buhari is not more than one man .if he's not ready to be president let him resign


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