Buhari Extends Stay In London For Dental Procedure
The President, Muhammadu Buhari, has extended his stay in London, United Kingdom by an additional week.
The development was disclosed in a statement released by his spokesperson, Femi Adesina, on Tuesday.
The President’s spokesman explained that the delay in Buhari’s return is at the “behest” of his dentist. The President already had a procedure commenced by his dentist and has an appointment with a specialist in five days’ time.
“The specialist requires to see the president in another five days for a procedure already commenced,” the statement reads.
President Buhari traveled to the UK on May 3 to attend the coronation of King Charles III. The coronation ceremony was held on May 6 and was attended by leaders and dignitaries from across the world.
He also participated in a summit for presidents and heads of government of Commonwealth countries held on May 5.
The President was accompanied on his trip to the UK by Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation; Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Foreign Affairs; Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture; and Babagana Monguno, National Security Adviser.