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Nigerian President Buhari returns home after treatment in London

Nigerian President Buhari returns home after treatment in London

Abuja (Nigeria): Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday returned to the country after over three months of medical leave from the United Kingdom for an undisclosed “health challenge”.

The 74-year-old left for London on May 7 and landed back at the international airport in the capital, Abuja today.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has functioned as the Acting President in Buhari’s absence.

“President Buhari is expected to speak to Nigerians in a broadcast by 7am on Monday. He thanks all Nigerians who have prayed ceaselessly for his recovery and well-being since the beginning of the health challenge.” his office said.

Buhari’s four-year term ends in 2019. (ANI)