Buhari goes to London for treatment

Buhari goes to London for treatment
January 19 16:11 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari is on his way to London in UK for what the Presidency called a “short leave” for a “routine medical check-up”

Sources in the State House, Abuja said the President was not well and needed urgent treatment.

“President Buhari leaves for the United Kingdom today on a short leave, which is part of his annual vacation.

He is expected to resume work on February 6, 2017.

During the vacation, the President will also undergo routine medical check-ups.

In line with Section 145 (1) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended), the President of the Senate, and Speaker, House of Representatives, have been duly communicated.

While away, the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, will perform the functions of the Office of the President,” a statement by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, read.