- President Buhari has announced that he will be traveling to London tonight, May 7 for a medical check-up
- The presidency says meanwhile, Vice President Osinbajo will be Acting President
- The duration of this medical trip is yet to be announced
Following the return of the 82 Chibok girls, the presidency has made an announcement that might surprise most Nigerians.
The presidential spokesman tweeted via his official handle that the president leaves for treatment in London tonight and the government will now be under Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
Below is the tweet:
Below is the press release explaining the need for President Buhari to travel:
Meanwhile, the last time President Buhari traveled for his medical treatment, NAIJ.com reported that he was away for 51 days, and Vice President Osinbajo became Acting President in his stead.
President Buhari tweeted this via his official handle:
His long absence generated a lot of controversy and Nigerians clamored for him to be replaced as shown in this NAIJ.com video below: