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Buhari to spend one more week in London – Presidency

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The presidency on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari will be in London, United Kingdom, for an additional week.

Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, on Tuesday night, said the extension is “at the behest of his Dentist, who has started attending to him”

The Specialist requires to see the President in another five days for a procedure already commenced.

The President departed Nigeria on Wednesday last week, to join other world leaders for the coronation of Charles III and his wife, Camilla, as His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort of the United Kingdom respectively.

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As part of the visit, the President participated in the Summit which deliberated on the Future of the Commonwealth and the Role of the Youth.
The current visit is likely to be the last for the President who had since his assumption of office in 2015, spent a major part of his administration seeking treatment for unknown ailments, as he is expected to hand over to Bola Tinubu, the President-elect on the 29th of May, marking the end of his eight years reign.

The President was accompanied by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, as well as the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed,

Others are the National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno the Director General, of the National Intelligence Agency, (NIA), Ahmed Abubakar, the Chairperson/Chief Executive Officer of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa and other senior government officials.