Saturday, 19 August 2017


President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Nigeria Saturday, after nearly four months in the UK where he received medical treatment for an undisclosed ailment.

Mr. Buhari landed at the Abuja international airport at about 4:36 p.m. Nigerian time. Dozens of state officials were at the airport to receive the president

He was received by some governor at the airport Among those at the airport to welcome the president include: members of the National Assembly, service chiefs, Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, as well as other presidential aides.

Others at the airports are the National Security Adviser to the President (NSA), Babagana Monguno; the Director-General, State Security Service, SSS, Lawal Daura, and other dignitaries.

The president took a national salute from the Presidential Guards Brigade while cultural groups sang and danced to welcome him back home.

 He later rode in a motorcade to the presidential villa.

He is expected to speak to Nigerians in a broadcast on Monday at 7 a.m.

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