PDP welcomes President Buhari back from London

20 August, 2017, 06:58 | Author: Ruben Patrick
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Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to the country after more than three months in London for medical treatment.

He was greeted by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who has acted as interim leader, and was accorded a military salute.

He said: "The return of the President has nothing to do with the protest".

The president hurriedly returned to Nigeria after pressures from protesters at home expanded to NY and later London.

"As you can see, we are holding prayer session for him and thanking Allah for his safe return". When we met just two days ago, it was clear that Mr. President would soon be coming back home.

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"With the President's return, all the noise over his absence would come to an end", he said.

This isn't the first time Nigeria has faced a leader's long absences. But much like his aides, Buhari has consistently said he would only return to Nigeria on the instruction of his doctors. Abdullahi Adamu, prayed God to make the president stronger by the day now that he had returned.

Omokri in a Facebook post said, "Nigeria's economy thrived under Jonathan because he relied on proper agenda, but collapsed under Buhari because he relies on propaganda".

Mr Abdul Miliki, Executive Director, Centre for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution (CHRCR), cautioned Nigerians against playing politics with the President's health.

"We left the work of announcement with the managers of the acting President". There are pictures of the Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari and Jalal Arabi, State House permanent secretary, waiting in anticipation of the arrival of the President.


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