Nigeria's Buhari to trip to Britain for 10-day's depart

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will take break in Britain for 10 days starting on Friday and the vp will act on his behalf, his spokesman Femi Adesina noted.

FILE image: Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari attends a reception at the closing session of the Commonwealth company discussion board on the Guildhall in London, Britain on April 18, 2017. Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool by way of Reuters/File image

Buhari saw his medical professional when he travelled to Britain for four days in may additionally. Adesina gave no further details of the August trip.

"It is barely a hobbies vacation," one more spokesman, Garba Shehu, mentioned via telephone

remaining yr, Buhari spent 5 months in London for medicine for an unspecified sickness, an absence that precipitated many to question his fitness to run a cou ntry this is Africa's right oil producer and considered one of its biggest economies.

Buhari is running for re-election subsequent February however has confronted a collection of recent defections from the ruling All modern Congress celebration.

Senate President Bukola Saraki quit on Tuesday to join the opposition individuals's Democratic birthday celebration and on Wednesday the governor of northern state Sokoto, Aminu Tambuwal, did the identical.

vice chairman Yemi Osinbajo acted as interim chief while Buhari turned into in Britain remaining year.

Reporting by using Felix Onuah; extra reporting with the aid of Alexis Akwagyiram and Camillus Eboh; Writing by means of Chijioke Ohuocha; modifying with the aid of Matthew Mpoke Bigg


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