President Muhammadu Buhari has postponed his medical journey to London indefinitely.
Femi Adesina, Presidential spokesman disclosed this in an announcement on Friday.
No cause was given for the event which was introduced hours earlier than the scheduled medical journey.
“The medical follow-up visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to the United Kingdom earlier scheduled for today, Friday, June 25, 2021, has been postponed.”
“A new date will be announced in due course,” the assertion learn.
Since he assumed workplace on May 29, 2015, Buhari has launched into medical journeys overseas no less than 5 occasions, masking a interval of no fewer than 170 days of the 5 years he had been in energy.
The following is a timeline of the President’s journeys for medical therapy; on February 5 to 10, 2016, the President took a six-day trip within the United Kingdom, saying that his medical doctors lived in England.
Between June 6 and 19, 2016, Buhari went on a 10-day medical journey to England for an ear an infection surgical procedure. He prolonged his journey by three days to relaxation.
On January 19, 2017, the President was again in London once more on a medical trip.
On February 5, 2017, he wrote to the National Assembly, in search of an extension of his London medical go away. Later on March 10, 2017, Buhari returned to Nigeria however did not resume work instantly at Aso Villa.
The Presidency had claimed that “he was working from home.” On May 7, 2017, Buhari launched into a visit to London for one more medical trip. He returned after 104 days – the longest he had stayed outdoors the nation.
On August 19, 2017, Buhari returned to Nigeria, and it took him some time to renew work as a result of rats had reportedly broken furnishings in his workplace.
The Presidency had introduced that he could be working from residence. On May 8, 2018, Buhari went to London for a four-day “medical review.”
On April 26, 2019, Buhari once more left for the UK on a 10-day non-public go to to hunt medical care. He got here again to the nation on May 5.
In 2020, Buhari had not minimised his international medical journeys to the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic and the worldwide lockdown and pressure on medical services.
Also, from March 30 to April 6, 2021, the President launched into one other journey for a routine medical check-up in London.