President Buhari jets off to UK today to see Doctor


President Muhammadu Buhari has announced that he will be travelling to the United Kingdom tomorrow to see his doctor.

The president made the announcement on his Twitter, saying the travel is at the request of his doctor.

He announced that he will be away for 4 days, writing:


I will be traveling to the United Kingdom tomorrow, to see my doctor, at his request. Will be away for four days; back in Abuja on Saturday, May 12.

The Presidency @NGRPresident has issued a statement to this effect. I look forward to my 2-day State Visit to Jigawa State on Monday and Tuesday next week, after my return.


The president, who has announced his intention to run for a 2nd term in office, was in London for over 100 days in 2017 for a medical leave.