Buhari President will not be returning to Nigeria today, June 16 – Osinbajo

Buhari was expected back in the country today, June 16, 2016, after taking a 10-day trip to the United Kingdom to seek medical attention for a persistent ear infection.

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President Muhammadu Buhari will not be returning to Nigeria today, Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has said.

Buhari was expected back in the country today, June 16, 2016, after taking a 10-day trip to the United Kingdom to seek medical attention for a persistent ear infection.

Osinbajo has however said that Buhari will return to Nigeria on Sunday, June 19.

“The President will be back on Sunday. I spoke with him yesterday evening and I think it is just the best that he takes the weekend off. He will certainly be back on Sunday,” Osinbajo said during an interview with State House correspondents today, according to Daily Trust.

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Vice-President of Nigeria- Yemi Osinbajo

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“I think the most straightforward thing is when he will be back. He will be back on Sunday. There is no point rushing back on Friday or something like that. He will just take the weekend off and be back on Sunday. He is in perfect health and ready to resume work on Monday morning.

“Mr President is in good condition, he is fine, he is very well. He should take a day or two off in London and rest a bit and come back hale and hearty on Sunday and be ready for work on Monday. So we expect him back on Sunday," he added.

Unconfirmed reports had it that Buhari would also seek treatment for a bad cough which had lasted longer than the ear infection.

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