Health fears for Nigerian leader

Nigeria parliament could approve 2017 budget on Thursday

Nigeria parliament could approve 2017 budget on Thursday

Adesina said Buhari would have left earlier on Sunday but wanted to meet the students, who were kidnapped by Boko Haram fighters along with almost 200 others in northeast Nigeria in April 2014, causing worldwide outrage.

He said this while receiving a delegation from Borno which came to thank President Muhammadu Buhari for the recent release of 82 Chibok girls from the Boko Haram captivity. Like the last time, his office has not provided a definitive time frame for which the president will be away saying instead that his length of stay will be determined by London doctors.

President Buhari proceeded to London On Sunday night for follow-up medical consultation with his doctors.

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari speaks during German President Joachim Gauck's visit to the State House in Abuja, Nigeria February 11, 2016.

Former minister of aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has slammed persons he described as "corpsocrats" who he said are trying to prevent Vice President Yemi Osinbajo from taking the role of Acting President since President Buhari is away for medical check up. Also, the President has not left the Presidential Villa since his return from his last medical vacation.

However, in a deft political maneuver, the Senate President ruled Senator Ohabunwa out of order after the Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan cited Section 145 of the 1999 Constitution.

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While calling on Nigerians to continue to pray for Buhari for quick recovery, the groups warned some them against spreading false story on the health of the president.

He said the development confirmed the seriousness of the President Buhari-led administration's commitment to the return of the remaining abducted girls.

Before traveling, Buhari met with 82 girls how have been kidnapped in 2014 in Chibok.

"The acting president then noted that the Buhari administration is looking forward to working closely with President-elect Macron to promote worldwide cooperation, advance peace and security, consolidate mutual trade relations and strengthen economic partnership for the benefit of citizens of both countries", the statement added.

The President might be absent when Nigeria celebrates its Democracy Day on May 29.

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