Buhari Departs To London For a Medical Checkup
President Muhammadu Buhari will, on Friday, travel to London, the United Kingdom, for a scheduled medical
This was in a statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina, in Abuja Thursday.
In the statement; Chief Adesina said:
“The President would be due back in the country in the second week of July.
Recall that President Buhari had, on March 30, undertaken a similar trip, which kept him in the United Kingdom for about two weeks.
It has been reported that on May 29, 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari has embarked on medical trips abroad five times, covering a period of no fewer than 170 days (8.56 percent) of the 1,987 days he has been in power.
Below is a timeline of the President’s foreign trips:
– February 5-10, 2016: Buhari took a six-day vacation in the United Kingdom, saying that his doctors lived in England.
– June 6-19, 2016: Buhari went on a 10-day medical trip to England for an ear infection surgery.