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Presidency dismisses reports on Buhari’s fresh three-week vacation in UK

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The Presidency on Saturday described as fake reports that President Muhammadu Buhari has embarked on a three-week vacation to the United Kingdom.

Reports emerged on Saturday that Buhari left Abuja for the European nation earlier in the day for another round of medical check-up.

The report which quoted a statement issued by one of the President’s spokesmen said he would return to the country on May 10.

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The Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Mr. Bashir Ahmed, who reacted to the reports on his verified Twitter handle, urged Nigerians to ignore the claims.

He said: “The news going round that President Muhammadu Buhari has embarked on a 20-day vacation trip to London is fake.

“The President is in Abuja and he is not planning to embark on any trip to London.”

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