Breaking: Buhari in ‘technical stopover’ in London, Presidency says

Breaking: Buhari in ‘technical stopover’ in London, Presidency says

- President Muhammad Buhari is expected back to Nigeria after his successful bilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump at the White House

- President Buhari is currently in London, United Kingdom

- The president's aide, Garba Shehu, has spoken about his presence in London

The Presidency on Thursday, May 3, attributed President Muhammadu Buhari's presence in London, United Kingdom to what it called “technical stopover.”

Punch reports that the senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, Garba Shehu, made this known on the telephone.

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Buhari, who travelled to the United States for a meeting with President Donald Trump, had left Washington, D.C. on Tuesday after the Monday meeting.

According to him, “They had a technical stopover in London. I am sure if you keep your ears to the ground, you will hear of his arrival soon.”

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The presidential spokesman did not give details of the “technical stopover” but insisted it’s not something to worry about.

It was learnt that Buhari’s scheduled trip to his hometown, Daura in Katsina state, might have been cancelled due to the delay in his arrival back in the country.

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that Buhari is expected back in Abuja, Nigeria any moments from now after a successful bilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump at the White House.

President Buhari arrived in Washington on Sunday, April 29 and had a series of bilateral meetings with Trump, including a working launch and a joint press briefing.

According to Bashir Ahmad, a personal assistant to President Buhari on New Media, said the president has departed the US for Nigeria.

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Source: Naija.ng

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