- Adesina said the President will address Nigerians in a live broadcast on Monday, August 21
- The presidential aide said the president also thanked all Nigerians for their prayers for his recovery
- The president is expected to arrive later today, Saturday, August 19
President Muhammadu Buhari is expected back in Nigeria today, Saturday, August 19.
This was revealed by presidential spokesman Femi Adesina in a short statement.
The statement read:
"President Muhammadu Buhari returns to the country later today, after receiving medical attention in London.
"The President had left the country on May 7, this year, after handing over power to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who has functioned as Acting President since then.
"President Buhari is expected to speak to Nigerians in a broadcast by 7 a.m on Monday, August 21, 2017.
"He thanks all Nigerians who have prayed ceaselessly for his recovery and well-being since the beginning of the health challenge."
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com reported that on the same day he received Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), President Muhammadu Buhari also received some other important guests at the Abuja House in London.
The second guest was former presidential aspirant in the 1993 general elections Bashir Tofar who ran under the National Republican Council (NRC).
Watch this NAIJ.com TV video of Nigerians saying what they want President Buhari to do as he returns from his medical vacation abroad