President Buhari journeys to the Uk as requested by his doctor.
“President Muhammadu Buhari will undertake a four-day medical trip to the United Kingdom today,” his spokesperson said.
A statement from his spokesperson, Garba Shehu, on Monday said, “In the course of the technical stop-over for aircraft maintenance in London on his way back from Washington last week, the president had a meeting with his doctor.”
Mr. Shehu said the doctor requested “the president to return for a meeting which he agreed to do.”
The president also made the announcement on his Twitter, saying the reason for his travel is at the request of his doctor.
He announced that he will be away for four days, writing:
I will be traveling to the United Kingdom tomorrow, to see my doctor, at his request. Will be away for four days; back in Abuja on Saturday, May 12.
— Muhammadu Buhari (@MBuhari) May 7, 2018