Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari returns from UK
(bbc news) — Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has returned home after three months of medical leave in the UK.
It was the president’s second spell of medical leave this year – leading many Nigerians to question whether he was well enough to run the country.
President Buhari, 74, walked unaided from the plane after landing in the Nigerian capital, Abuja.
He was greeted by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who has acted as interim leader, and was accorded a military salute.
He made no statement and immediately traveled to the presidential villa.
President Buhari, who took office in May 2015, handed over power to Vice President Osinbajo to allay concerns of a void at the helm of Africa’s biggest economy.