Buhari says he will continue to rest after return to Nigeria


Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari said on Friday he will continue to rest and undergo further medical tests in Britain within weeks, after returning home from two months of medical leave.

“I deliberately came back towards the weekend, so that the Vice President (Yemi Osinbajo) will continue and I will continue to rest,” he said in Abuja. “All I will need is to do further follow ups within some weeks.”

– Nigeria’s Buhari “feeling much better” after return from UK medical leave – state TV –

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is “feeling much better” to perform his duties, state television said on Friday, after he returned home following two months of medical leave in Britain.

“The president … while addressing senior government officials who came to welcome him, assured them that he is now feeling much better to perform his responsibilities,” state TV NTA said on its website.

Buhari will dedicate himself to the nation “to the best of his ability,” it added.

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