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Buhari President returns to Nigeria today

President Buhari, the statement further said, is expected to speak to Nigerians in a broadcast by 7 a.m on Monday, August 21, 2017.

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Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari, has said the President will be returning to Nigeria today, Saturday, August 19, 2017.

In a statement, Adesina noted that President Buhari is scheduled to return to the country later today, after receiving medical attention in London.

President Buhari, the statement further said, is expected to speak to Nigerians in a broadcast by 7 a.m on Monday, August 21, 2017.

He had earlier informed his media team led by Minister for Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, that he wants to return to Nigeria but his return is solely dependent on his doctors’ orders.

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The President also thanked all Nigerians who have prayed ceaselessly for his recovery and well-being since the beginning of the health challenge.

On Friday, August 18, 2017, RCCG head, Pastor Enoch Adeboye visited President Buhari in London after there had been various visits from other public office holders including the acting President, Yemi Osinbajo.

The President had left the country on May 7, 2017 this year, after handing over power to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who has functioned as Acting President since then.

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