Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria from his four-day medical trip to the United Kingdom on Friday evening.


“I went for further medical checkup. I am alright,” Buhari was reported to have said on arrival.

The presidential aircraft touched down at the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at about 6:45pm.

The President who departed for London on Tuesday, had been scheduled to return on Saturday (tomorrow).

The reason President Buhari returned a day ahead of the schedule was not revealed.

Reports said the President was received on arrival by the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammed Musa Bello; the Deputy Inspector-General of Police (Operations), Joshak Habila; the Permanent Secretary of the State House, Mr Jalaal Arabi; the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu; the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora and Foreign Affairs, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa; among others.


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