Buhari was expected back in the country on Saturday, May 12, 2018, according to a statement issued to the press by his spokesman, Garba Shehu.
This was revealed on Twitter via the handle @NGRPresident.
The President left Nigeria on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, for a four-day trip to the UK where he was scheduled to meet with his doctors for a medical check-up.
Buhari was expected back in the country on Saturday, May 12, 2018, according to a statement issued to the press by his spokesman, Garba Shehu before he travelled.
The President had a ‘technical stop-over’ in London on his way from the United States where he went to meet with President Donald Trump, fuelling speculations that his health was failing again.
Shehu also revealed that Buhari met with his doctor during the stop-over in London.
He said “in the course of the technical stop-over for aircraft maintenance in London on his way back from Washington last week, the president had a meeting with his doctor.
“The doctor requested the president to return for a meeting which he agreed to do.”
The President, while speaking to newsmen at the Airport, said "I went for further medical checkup. I am alright."
The Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Alhaji Muhammad Bello and the Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari were among other government officials that received him, NAN reports.
Speaking on the President’s health issues, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) advised him to forget about his second term agenda and take care of his health.
The party also criticised the presidency for hiding the president’s health status from Nigerians.