Buhari Writes National Assembly of His Resumption

Buhari Writes National Assembly of His Resumption”

The president's extended absence sparked protests in Abuja earlier this month, an ominous sign for stability in Africa's most populous country.

Furniture and air conditioning fittings in the President's office were said to have been damaged.

We however commend the Vice President, Prof.

Also yesterday, Osinbajo briefed the President. Upon his arrival at the airport, a short ceremony was held for Buhari.

The 74-year-old returned to the capital on Saturday to a welcome from thousands of supporters, who lined the roads.

Buhari also called on Nigerians to uphold the unity of the nation.

For us, the president's recovery and safe return attest to the fact that Almighty God has a goal for his life and the country.

The chairman of the All Progressive Governors Forum, Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, acknowledge the weight of expectation accompanying the president's return in view of the state of the nation. He has had enough time to ponder on several issues and review them.

"What we are saying is that Nigeria must be restructured, nothing more and nothing less".

"Now he is back he will continue to deliver the goods of democracy, especially as the Acting President (Yemi Osinbajo) did very well".

Adesina said this while receiving members of the Coalition of South-East Youths for Buhari, who marched to the main gate of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, to declare their support for Buhari. That trend started when President Buhari's cabal began letting visitors see him in London after he regained a semblance of normalcy following intense treatment that lasted for months.

He pledged that his principal was fit for the task ahead, adding that there were no indications that the president would be returning anytime soon for another round of medical vacation.

Olonisakin said the agitation by a "secessionist group" in the South-East, the Independent People of Biafra, was among security issues the President discussed with the security chiefs.

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party has lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari's national broadcast on Monday and described it as a monumental anticlimax.

This, he said, should not have been the appropriate language of a president that has benefited from the goodwill and magnanimity of his people, as this could not be the message of gratitude.

President Buhari had spent more than 100 days in London but the question on the lips of most readers and Nigerians alike is if the office has indeed been left closed all the time Mr. President was away. He added that he was staying back on the directives of his doctors.

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