The president has travelled back to Abuja while his deputy has visited flood victims in Benue.
The president arrived at the capital with First Lady, Aisha Buhari, spokesperson, Garba Shehu, Chief Security Officer, Bashir Bindawa and members of the protocol unit of the Presidential Villa.
The president had travelled to Daura on Wednesday, August 30, for the Eid-el-Kabir break with a public holiday announced for Friday, September 1, and Monday, September 4.
The president cancelled the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting that was supposed to take place earlier on Wednesday due to what Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed said was due to not enough time to prepare documents for the discussions.
Despite intense public scrutiny of the president's decision to not head to Benue state to condole with victims of the ongoing flood crisis in the state, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo made the trip on Wednesday, as a representative of the president.
The Vice President met with state governor, Samuel Ortom and senior government officials in the state to assure them of the support of the Federal Government.
He also visited the Makurdi International Market which has been sheltering displaced victims since Friday, September 1.
According to camp manager, James Iorhuna, 4,775 people had registered in the camp as at Tuesday, September 5.
According to an estimation by Benue State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), a staggering 110,000 people across 24 communities in Makurdi and environs have been affected by the flood.