President Buhari has returned to Nigeria, after his 10-day private visit to London. The presidential jet touched down at about 6.20 pm at the presidential wing of Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport in Abuja.
His return was confirmed on Twitter by his Special Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmaad. Ahmaad tweeted: “President Muhammadu Buhari returns to Abuja after a private visit to the United Kingdom.”
President Buhari who returned to Nigeria after his private visit to London, departed Nigeria on the 25th of April after an official one day visit to Maiduguri, the Borno state capital where he commissioned some projects. He had also visited Lagos to commission projects, including the 10-lane Oshodi–Murtala Muhammed International Airport Road, the 170-Bed ‘Ayinke House’ (Maternity Hospital)) at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja; the Oshodi Transport Interchange and 820 mass transit buses.
Recall also that Femi Adesina, the President’s spokesman, had earlier informed Nigerians that Buhari will be commissioning developmental projects especially in the sectors of education, healthcare, and roads in Maiduguri. Adesina further informed in his communique on the 25th of April, that at the end of the visit,“President Buhari will be proceeding to the United Kingdom on a private visit” adding that “He is expected to return to Nigeria on May 5, 2019.”