President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday returned to Nigeria from New York after a stopover in London, where he had reportedly seen his doctors for check up.
The Presidential jet touched down at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja at about 7.00pm Monday night
He was received by top government officials including his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris and the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu.
Governors Rotimi Akeredolu, Dave Umahi and Abdulaziz Yari were also at the airport to receive the presidential handshake. They were on the President’s entourage to the UN.
Mr. Buhari left the country on Sunday, September 17 to attend the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
But before he left, the Presidency had announced that he Buhari would stop over in London on his way back from New York in the United States.
No reason for the stopover was given by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, but it was common knowledge that it was for the president to see his doctors in London.
Recall that Buhari had recently returned from London where he spent 104 days, undergoing treatment for a yet to be disclosed ailment.