Finally! President Buhari returning to Nigeria

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The News Agency of Nigeria reports that those interviewed on Saturday expressed gratitude to Allah for the President's recovery and return to Nigeria.

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will return on Saturday after three months medical leave in Britain where he was treated for an unspecified ailment, a presidential spokesman said.

"Those who played God in their mockery of the president's ill health should humbly apologise to Nigerians for heating up the polity without justification, " Israel said.

The 74-year-old president has not made any public appearances during this period or addressed the country directly, apart from a short voice message to wish Muslims a happy Ramadan.

Buhari was officially received by his vice-president, Yemi Osinbajo, who functioned as Acting President when he was on vacation.

A retired civil servant, Mr Solomon Ehigiator, said that the president's return would strengthen good governance.


He urged the people to allow the president to do his work, saying that the man knew his plans for the country.

President Muhammadu Buhari being welcomed back by a large crowd along the Airport road PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE/STATE HOUSE. It signifies that Nigeria will continue to move forward.

With Nigeria roughly split between a mostly Muslim north and a predominantly Christian south, there's been an unwritten agreement among the political elite to rotate the presidency.

The former general became president in his fourth attempt at leadership since he was ousted from power in 1985.

"What Team Buhari have failed to understand is that it is easier to manage an economy than it is to manage lies". "Buhari's absence was causing a lot of tension, and it was going to a bad place".

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