Breaking: Buhari to travel on Tuesday for medical check-up

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President Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday proceed to London, the United Kingdom for a routine medical check-up.

According to a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, the President will meet with Security Chiefs first in the morning, after which he embarks on the journey.

He is due back in the country during the second week of April, 2021.

The last time the president traveled abroad for medical check up was in 2019 before the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.

Before this time, the president, in 2017, spent over 150 days in the UK In 2017 for an undisclosed ailment. He went back n May, 2018 to consult with his doctor.

Recall President Buhari had barely a week ago blamed the unfriendly attitude of health workers across Nigeria as a major reason why prominent Nigerians like himself seek medical care outside the country.

This was countered by a Chief Medical Director, who argued that the failure of primary healthcare structures across the states was a major driver of offshore medical care.

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