President Muhammadu Buhari will send a letter to parliament next week to formally resume power, after nearly two months away on medical leave, his spokesman said on Friday.
Femi Adesina said in a tweet that the letter to the National Assembly will be sent on Monday, adding: “That makes his return to work formal, and constitutional.”
President Muhammadu Buhari has hinted that he may be going back to UK for more treatment in few weeks to come.
“I couldn’t recall being so sick since I was a young man, including the military with its ups and downs,” Buhari told ministers and state governors at a reception for him in Abuja moments after his arrival via Kaduna.
He did not reveal the ailment he was treated for, but confirmed that he got blood transfusion during the vacation.
“I am feeling much better now. There may, however, be need for further follow up within some weeks,’’ he stated.
President Muhammadu Buhari landed at the Aso Presidential Villa, Abuja helipad after some 51 days vacation in London United Kingdom.
President Buhari announced this at his first meeting with his Cabinet and Service Chiefs at the First Lady’s Conference Room at the Presidential Villa Abuja. According to the president who proceeded to his residence after the meeting, he needed more rest.
He expressed his gratitude to Nigerians who called and also prayed for him while his medical vacation lasted in London, United Kingdom. He said that Osinbajo who has been acting in his place in the last 51 days he has been away would continue to act.
The President said he felt much better, saying that “whatever the case I’m still grateful to Nigerians”.
According to him, the cost of his treatment abroad was not lost on him even as he said he received the best of treatment.