Why I travelled to London, President Buhari finally opens up about his foreign medical trip

Why I travelled to London, President Buhari finally opens up about his foreign medical trip

- President Buhari has sent his greetings to the king Jordan, King Abdullah ll Bin Al-Hussein

- The Nigerian leader who is currently in London prayed for peace within the Jordanian royal family

- However, some Nigerian have criticised the president over his medical trip abroad

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, April 8, disclosed that he is taking a short rest in London.

According to a presidential aide, Garba Shehu, the Nigerian leader made the disclosure in a letter he wrote to the King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, King Abdullah ll Bin Al-Hussein, The Punch reported.

I am taking a short rest - President Buhari opens up about his trip to London
President Buhari’s medical trip has generated controversy in Nigeria. Photo: Femi Adesina
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The president told the Jordanian king that he is pleased about the resolution of a recent rift in the royal family.

He said:

‘’While here in London taking a short rest, I was profoundly disturbed to read from international news agencies of attempts to destabilise the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

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“Your exemplary leadership since ascending the throne has attracted worldwide admiration.''

According to Vanguard, Buhari said he is glad that issues in the royal family have been resolved.

He prayed for the kingdom to continue to remain peaceful. The Nigerian leader extended to the king the assurances of his highest personal regards.

Meanwhile, a presidential aide, Lauretta Onochie, has justified the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to seek medical care in the UK.

Onochie in a Facebook post on Tuesday, April 6, said no amount of criticism can stop Buhari from embarking on medical trips which he has been doing for years.

She explained that the president has been visiting his personal doctor for about 40 years, noting that the president has the right to embark on such a trip wherever his doctor is located.

In related news, as the protest against the medical trip of President Buhari continues in London, the United Kingdom, one of the organiser's of the action has revealed why they embarked on the quest to chase the president out of the country's former colonizer.

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According to Reno Omokri while speaking during a live interview on BBC Facebook page, said the president has no business in London given that substantial sum of money was budgeted for Aso Rock's medical facilities.

He said the organisers of the protest simply want the president to go back to Nigeria to fix things up, build hospitals, improve on the healthcare system and make life generally good for the people of Nigeria.

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