BEVERLY HILLS, March 10, (THEWILL) – President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that his deputy, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, who had been acting as President for the 49 days he was away will continue as the Acting President.
He explained that his decision to return to the country from the United Kingdom, UK, on Friday was so that he can continue his rest over the weekend.
The President, who spoke in a meeting with Osinbajo, members of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, all heads of security agencies including the Service Chiefs at the First Lady Conference Room, pointed out that he needed more rest.
He therefore requested those who planned to send a delegation to come and welcome him to stay back and continue to pray for the country.
While stating that the cost his treatment abroad was not lost on him even as he received the best of treatment, the President hinted that he would be doing some follow-ups on his health in a few weeks.
He expressed his gratitude to Nigerians who called and also prayed for him while his medical vacation lasted in London, UK.