Nigeria's Missing President: Buhari's Wife Says Husband Will Be Back Soon

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to fly home from London and arrive back in the country on Saturday, two presidency sources said, ending his second long break for medical leave in Britain this year.

The Media aide said that the President publicly admitted he was sick and taking treatment and that he never pretended about his health condition with that open admission.

The statement had said that the president was very grateful for the prayers and good wishes of the people, and hoped they would continue to pray for the peace and unity of the nation. Yemi Osinbajo as Acting President.

Aisha Buhari left Nigeria one week ago to spend time with the president.

Former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, yesterday urged Nigerians to desist from spreading falsehood about the health of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying he is fast recuperating.

"I thank Allah for my safe trip to U.K, where I visited President @muhammadubuhari He thanks Nigerians for their constant prayers for his health and steadfastness in the face of challenges".

Wife of the President further added that the President "soliciting for your continuous cooperation and support to the Ag".

On May 7, the President returned to London for medical follow-up with his doctors.

Arguing that none of such circumstances is now at play on account of Buhari's absence, having transferred power formally to Osinbajo, Shehu said Buhari did not leave Nigeria with any power vacuum, adding that any insinuation of uncertainty or constitutional crisis is both imaginary and exaggerated.

  • Leroy Wright