The Presidency has defined what it believes is the rationale behind President Muhammadu Buhari’s incessant journeys to the London, United Kingdom, to get medical remedy and meet his overseas docs.
The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the president, Femi Adesina, stated his principal had used a medical crew for over 40 years. He famous that therefore, there was the necessity to proceed searching for medical assist from them.
Buhari had gone to UK below the guise of attending a digital convention that different leaders could be becoming a member of from their international locations as a result of impact of COVID-19 restrictions.
Buhari, in keeping with a launch on Monday, travelled two days forward of the two-day occasion that can finish on July 29 and that’s digital; as a result of he shall be principally attending to his medical wants throughout the journey.
Speaking on a Channels Television interview, Adesina acknowledged that why Buhari visited the UK every time for his medical wants.
“President Buhari has been with the same doctors and medical team for upward of 40 years. It is advisable that he continues with those who know his medical history; and that is why he comes to London to see them. He has used the same medical team for over 40 years. Once you can afford it, then stay with the team that has your history,” Adesina stated.
When requested if the President would pilot the nation’s affairs from the UK, the presidential spokesman stated there is no such thing as a vacuum throughout the seat of energy.
He defined that the Constitution empowers Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to behave as President if President Buhari shouldn’t be again to the nation inside 21 days.
“The nation is running, there is a vice president who will attend to critical issues. There is no vacuum and a constitutional amendment has sorted that out,” Adesina defined.
SaharaReporters had earlier reported that Buhari travelled to London to take part within the Global Education Summit on Financing Global Partnership for Education (GPE) 2021-2025.
According to the GPE organisers, solely the Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, would host the occasion dwell with Prime Minister Boris Johnson, whereas different leaders have been suggested to affix on-line as a part of worldwide measures in opposition to the unfold of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“After the Summit, the President will spend a few days for an earlier scheduled medical check-up. He is due back by second week of August, 2021,” Adesina had stated in his launch.
This comes just a few days after SaharaReporters uncovered how the go to was deliberate “secretly” to keep away from rampage or any “embarrassing protest” in opposition to the Nigerian President in London.