President Muhammadu Buhari jets to the UK for a routine medical check-up weeks after the first lady allegedly returned from months of vacation in the UK.
In an announcement made by the Spokesperson to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Garba Shehu, the president will not be back until the second week in April.
“President Muhammadu Buhari proceeds to London, the United Kingdom, Tuesday March 30, 2021, for a routine medical check-up.
The President meets with Security Chiefs first in the morning, after which he embarks on the journey. He is due back in the country during the second week of April, 2021,” he wrote via Twitter.
President Muhammadu Buhari proceeds to London, the United Kingdom, Tuesday March 30, 2021, for a routine medical check-up.
— Garba Shehu (@GarShehu) March 29, 2021
The announcement was however followed by mixed reactions from citizens as they question the health sector of Nigeria and the President’s frequent medical trips.
See some reactions below …