Following the return of the 82 Chibok girls, the presidency has made an announcement that might surprise most Nigerians.
The presidential spokesman tweeted via his official handle that the president leaves for treatment in London tonight and the government will now be under Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
Below is the tweet:
PMB travels tonight for medical follow-up. Length of stay to be determined by London doctors.Govt to function normally under VP.
— Femi Adesina (@FemAdesina) May 7, 2017
Below is the press release explaining the need for President Buhari to travel:
Meanwhile, the last time President Buhari traveled for his medical treatment, NAIJ.com reported that he was away for 51 days, and Vice President Osinbajo became Acting President in his stead.
President Buhari tweeted this via his official handle:
Tonight I leave for London, to see my doctors. When I came back in March, I hinted that there might be a need to return soon,for a follow-up pic.twitter.com/mfmVYSLfO4
— Muhammadu Buhari (@MBuhari) May 7, 2017