Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Saraki, Dogara Meet With Buhari In London (See Photos)

A National Assembly delegation led by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has arrived London, where they are now meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari who is currently on vacation in the United Kingdom.
The President confirmed their arrival via Twitter, where he shared photos and stated: “Pleased to receive Senate President, Bukola Saraki,  Speaker, Yakubu Dogara and Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, tonight.
“I thanked them for visiting. I’m also grateful to Nigerians, Christians and Muslims alike, for their prayers and kind wishes for my health,” Buhari added.
Also on the team, was the Deputy Speaker, Lasun Yusuf.
The four-man team left for London on Wednesday morning to meet with President Buhari who had extended his vacation indefinitely to attend to his health.
A source at the National Assembly confirmed this to Gisthall.com
Buhari Extends Return 
The President had on February 5, 2017 written to the National Assembly 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.
This was according to a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina.
“The President had planned to return to Abuja this (Sunday) evening, but was advised to complete the test cycle before returning.
“The notice has since been dispatched to the Senate President, and Speaker, House of Representatives.
“Mr. President expresses his sincere gratitude to Nigerians for their concern, prayers and kind wishes,” Adesina stated.
President Muhammadu Buhari embarked on a 10-day vacation on Monday January 23 and was billed to return to work on Monday February 6, 2017.
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has since been performing his duties as Acting President.
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