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President Buhari Returns after 105 Days in London

President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Nigeria from London on Saturday, August 19 after 105 days in the United Kingdom where he was on medical vacation. The president’s return was announced by his media aide Femi Adesina in the early hours of Saturday.

The President was recieved by the vice president Yemi Osinbajo, the chief of staff, Abba Kyari, and other presidential aides and dignitaries.
The President had left the country on May 7, this year, after handing over power to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who has functioned as Acting President since then.”

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki in his welcome message expressed gratitude for the president’s return back whole. He said it was clear President Buhari would return soon when they met two days ago in London. Saraki said one of the first issues to tak headon by the Senate is an early presentation, consideration and passage of the 2018 budget. He said further:

“Now that President Buhari has returned home, both branches of the government, both the executive and the legislature must continue to sync our policy and legislative objectives to strengthen our economy through the diversification of our revenue stream.

Also speaking on the long awaited return of the President, Information Minister, Lai Mohammed said that President Muhammadu Buhari came back to Nigeria stronger. Speaking to Channels Television after receiving the president alongside the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, Mohammed said: “The president is stronger, firmer and healthier.”

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