Buhari to return after lengthy United Kingdom medical treatment

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday evening returned to Nigeria after spending 103 days in London where he had undergone treatment for undisclosed ailments.

The aircraft, Air Force 001, carrying the President landed at the Presidential Wing of the airport at exactly 4:35 p.m., local time.

He commended a section of the media for keeping Nigerians abreast of Buhari's condition throughout his stay in London, adding that objective journalism would help to accelerate national development.

"I urge all Nigerians to continue to pray and offer thanks to God for answered prayers and for the safe return of Mr. President", Dogara said via his twitter handle.

He said that Osinbajo did quite well as acting president and that he didn't see any reason for the tension that built up in Buhari's absence.

President Buhari has arrived Nigeria from his medical vacation in London, the WHISTLER has learnt.

Protesters have demanded that he return to break the inertia that has plagued his administration since he took power in 2015.

He is expected to address Nigerians on Monday.

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

It's been over 100 days he's been away.

Since August 7, there has been a series of protests in Abuja demanding that Buhari return or quit if he is incapacitated.

He's not the first Nigerian leader to leave the country during his tenure.

In recent weeks, the office has been releasing photos of officials meeting with the rail-thin but smiling president in the hope of reassuring people back home.

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