No Date Yet for Buhari’s Return as Presidency Keeps Mute

President Muhammadu Buhari

The Federal Government on Wednesday kept mute on the actual date President Mohammadu Buhari will return to the country.

Buhari had on Tuesday, 30 March, 2021 departed Nigeria for the United Kingdom for a routine medical checkup.

Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, had in a statement penultimate Monday said President Buhari is due back in the country during the second week of April, 2021.

The President had met with Security Chiefs first in the morning, after which he embarked on the journey.

“He is due back in the country during the second week of April, 2021,” Adesina had said in the statement.

However, Minister of information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, when asked if the President was expected back into the country this week, retorted, “Today is Wednesday, this week finishes on Saturday. So, what’s the big issue in that one?
Mohammed spoke to newsmen after wednesday’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

According to him, the government was currently more concerned with the issue of the dwindling security bedevilling the country.

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