Deji Adebayo, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari has returned back to Nigeria from the United Kingdom (UK) after spending 16 days for medical check-up.
The President left Nigeria on Tuesday, March 30 briefly after a security meeting with defense and intelligence chiefs, as well as other security sector managers.
Buhari’s aircraft touched on ground at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at about 4:50pm.
He is expected to resume official duties on Friday morning.
Those who went to welcome the President at the airport to includes the Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambar; Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammed Bello, and the National Security Adviser to the President, retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno.
Others were Service Chiefs, acting Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba, the Director-General, National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ahmed Rufa’i, the Director General of the Department of State Services, Yusuf Bichi and other presidential aides.
The President, after a brief welcoming ceremony at the airport, boarded a presidential helicopter that conveyed him to the Presidential Villa.