Sahara Reporters is reporting that president Buhari might need to remain in London for as long as four month to attend the medical issues facing him.
According to the news outlet, the president requires a major surgery that would force him to miss work for at least four months.
The statement issued by Mr. Adesina was silent on the exact date of the president’s return.
Naij.com has not been able to independently verify this claim.
Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari has written the National Assembly of his desire to extend his vacation citing medical reasons.
The president had gone on a 10-day vacation in the UK which also included medical check-up and was expected back in the country on Monday, January 6.
Since his trip to the UK, there has been rumour that the president had passed away although this was refuted by his media aides
However, in a statement by Mr Femi Adesina who is the special adviser to the president on media and publicity on Sunday, January 5, the president said he had to “complete and receive the results of a series of tests recommended by his doctors.”
Read the statement below:
President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the National Assembly today, February 5, 2017, informing of his desire to extend his leave in order to complete and receive the results of a series of tests recommended by his doctors.