April 18, 2024

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Buhari Returns Following Aborted UK Medical Trip

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to the country after participating in United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) 50th-anniversary event in Nairobi, Kenya, The Nation reports. Buhari touched down at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja after his three-day visit on Friday afternoon, March 4, around 1pm. Recall that Buhari was initially scheduled to proceed to London in the United Kingdom, for routine medical checks that will last for a maximum of two weeks after attending the United Nations event in Kenya. The presidency is yet to release a statement on what would become of the president’s scheduled trip to the United Kingdom as at the time of filing this report.

In an earlier report, the Nigerian government made a donation of $1 million (N412,000,000) to aid in cushioning the effect of the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan. The donation made by President Buhari was made public in a statement released by the secretary-general of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Hissein Taha. Taha while commending President Buhari and the Nigerian government for the kind gesture towards the people of Afghanistan said the OIC is keen on supporting the nation.