By Ige Olugbenga
President Muhammadu Buhari departed Nigeria for London Sunday night for follow-up medical consultation with his doctors.
“The President assured Nigerians that there is no cause for worry”, said Femi Adesina, the media and publicity adviser.
“He is very grateful for the prayers and good wishes of the people, and hopes they would continue to pray for the peace and unity of the nation.
“The length of the President’s stay in London will be determined by the doctors.
“Government will continue to function normally under the able leadership of the Vice President.
“President Buhari has transmitted letters about the trip to the Senate and the House of Representatives, in compliance with Section 145 (1) of the 1999 Constitution”.
PMB travels tonight for medical follow-up. Length of stay to be determined by London doctors.Govt to function normally under VP.
— Femi Adesina (@FemAdesina) May 7, 2017