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Buhari returns to Nigeria one day before scheduled date

President Muhammadu Buhari is back to Nigeria one day before his scheduled return from his medical trip to London.

The president touched down at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, at 6:47 pm on Friday.

On hand to receive him were Abba Kyari, his Chief of Staff; Mohammed Bello, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, and other top government functionaries.

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In a statement he released on Monday, Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, said on his return, the president would embark on a two-day visit to Jigawa State which was earlier postponed as a result of the All Progressives Congress (APC) congress.

The President had left Nigeria late Tuesday evening after receiving letters of credence from some diplomats.

 

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