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News - March 10, 2017

President Buhari finally lands in Nigeria

President Buhari alighting from a presidential plane in Kaduna airport

After 51 days of vacation in London, United Kingdom, President Buhari has returned to the country.

Femi Adesina, the special adviser on media and publicity said President Buhari’s plane landed in Kaduna well after 7am Friday in Kaduna.

“We are now at the helipad at the Aso Villa, awaiting his arrival from Kaduna. The flight will take about 40 minutes”, said Adesina in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria.

In Kaduna, President Buhari was received by deputy governor. Barnabas Yusuf Bala, after the President’s plane landed at the VIP Wing of the 401 Flying Training School of the Nigerian Air Force, Kaduna, at about 7.40 a.m.

Adesina had announced on Thursday that President Muhammadu Buhari  will return to Nigeria today.

Buhari left Nigeria on 19 January for a vacation in London and was scheduled to return to work on 6 February.

During his visit to UK, he also said he would conduct some medical checks.

However, a day to his resumption, he requested for an extension of his holiday, following the recommendation of his doctors that he wait for further tests and rest. (NAN)


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