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Lai Mohammed We are pleasantly surprised Buhari is back - Minister

Lai Mohammed has said he is pleasantly surprised that President Buhari is back in Nigeria after spending 103 days in London.

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From left: Lauretta Onochie, Lai Mohammed and President Muhammad Buhari

(Bayo Omoboriowo)

The minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, has said he and other aides of President Muhammadu Buhari are delighted to see him back.

Speaking at the presidential wing of Nnamdi Azikiwe international airport, Abuja, Mohammed said when a father returns to the land, people feel the difference.

“Everybody is happy. We are pleasantly surprised that he is back. His return will have a moral impact; when a father returns you will see a difference.

"It's going to be a morale booster for everybody whether in the cabinet or outside the cabinet," he said.

The minister had led a team of the Presidential media aides that included Garba Shehu, Femi Adesina and Lauretta Onochie and the Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Matters, Abike Dabiri Erewa to London to see him prior to his return.

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President Buhari left Nigeria for London on May 7, 2017 to receive medical attention but returned 103 days after, August 19, 2017 to an arousing welcome.

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