Buhari embarks on a 2-weeks ”routine” medical check-up on Tuesday


President Muhammadu Buhari is set to travel to London,UK on Tuesday for a ”routine” medical check-up.

Disclosing this piece of news is Mr Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, who said the trip is strictly “routine”.

In a statement released on Monday, Mr Adesina said the president will first meet with the security chiefs in the morning.

After his sit-down with the service chiefs, the president will then embark on his trip.

“President Muhammadu Buhari proceeds to London, the United Kingdom, Tuesday March 30, 2021, for a routine medical check-up,” Adesina said in the statement.

“The President meets with Security Chiefs first in the morning, after which he embarks on the journey.”

Buhari is expected back in the country in the second week of April.

Since assuming office, the president has embarked on several trips to the UK to seek medical care.

It would be recalled that in 2017, the president spent over 150 days in the UK, treating an undisclosed ailment.

Similarly, president Buhari also visited the UK for four days in May 2018 to see his doctor.

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