Osinbajo Still Acting President As I Need Rest–Buhari

By Ikenga Chronicles March 10, 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said he decided to return to the country on Thursday so that he can continue his rest over the weekend. He said Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo would continue to work while he continues his rest.

The president therefore asked those who planned to send a delegation to come and welcome him to stay back and continue to pray for the country.

Buhari spoke at a meeting he held with government officials shortly after arriving the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The President also hinted that he would be doing some follow-up on his health in a few weeks.

Buhari had arrived Nigeria’s presidential palace in Abuja after 51 days on vacation in London.

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The president was received on arrival at the villa by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, cabinet ministers, service chiefs and Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris. Others included Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara and top government functionaries.

The President also met with members of the Federal Executive Council, FEC.

Buhari left the country on Jan. 17 on a 10-day vacation which he said he would also use to have a medical check-up.The leave was later extended, based on a medical advice by his doctors, who said they needed to carry out further tests on him.

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