JUST IN: Buhari arrives Abuja from London

JUST IN: Buhari arrives Abuja from London

This is at least the third medical trip Buhari has undertaken to the United Kingdom in 2018 alone.

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari returned home on Friday after travelling to Britain this week to see his doctor, his spokesman said.

Shehu said the President earlier had technical stop-over for aircraft maintenance in London on his way back from Washington after meeting President Donald Trump.

Mr Shehu said the doctor requested "the president to return for a meeting which he agreed to do".

Speaking on Channels Television's Hard Copy on Friday, Prof.

Buhari, who left Nigeria on Tuesday, was earlier scheduled to return to Nigeria on Saturday.




But the Nigerian leader has repeatedly said he has done well and would run again.

Adewole also absolved Buhari of any wrongdoing on the basis that he was not the only Nigerian that travels overseas for medical care.

But an opposition party claimed the president was suffering from prostate cancer.

Nigerians on social media have also joined in the call for Buhari to make his health records public.

The President is expected to embark on an official trip to Jigawa state.

Buhari has not disclosed the exact nature of his condition, saying only that he had "never been so ill" and disclosing that it involved blood transfusions and a battery of tests.

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