President Muhammadu Buhari proceeds to London tonight for follow-up medical
consultation with his doctors.
He had planned to leave Sunday afternoon, but decided to tarry a bit, due
to the arrival of 82 Chibok girls who arrived Abuja earlier in the day.
The President wishes to assure all Nigerians that there is no cause for
worry. He is very grateful for the prayers and good wishes of the people,
and hopes they would continue to pray for the peace and unity of the nation.
The length of the President’s stay in London will be determined by the
doctors. Government will continue to function normally under the able
leadership of the Vice President.
President Buhari has transmitted letters about the trip to the Senate and
the House of Representatives, in compliance with Section 145 (1) of the