According to Leadership, a source in the
presidency said all is set for Mr. President to
return to the country this weekend.
The President’s return will put to rest all manner of
speculations and reports regarding his health
This is coming on the heels of a statement by the
Senate President, Bukola Saraki saying that Buhari
is in good spirits.
Speaking further, the presidency source said
“Barring any last minute change, we are expecting
the president back this weekend, probably on
The source also revealed that Buhari will speak to
newsmen in London before his return to the
country on Saturday.
Another source also told Leadership that Buhari
“had already packed his bags to leave on Sunday
but was advised by his doctors to wait and get
results of some tests he conducted before leaving
“I can confidently tell you that Mr. President might
still be there (in London) because he has to
succumb to the superior knowledge of physicians
who conducted medical checks on him, but his
mind is in Nigeria.”
President’s incapacitation saying “What else do
you expect from people? If it were to be other past
presidents who go on vacation or medical checkup
without official notification, there wouldn’t have
been room for such rumour.
“But this is a president who is determined to
remain transparent in whatever he does in office.
Don’t forget that this is not the first time His
Excellency is embarking on a vacation outside the
shores of the country.”