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Published: Sat, March 11, 2017
Global Media | By Abel Hampton

Buhari says he will continue to rest after return to Nigeria

Buhari says he will continue to rest after return to Nigeria

"I have rested as much as humanly possible, I have received I think the best of treatment I could receive".

"We will continue to support him to succeed, " he said.

But on Sunday, Buhari hinted that the end of his medical vacation was near. When pressed for details on his illness, the president said: "Blood transfusions, going to the laboratories and so on and so forth". Yemi Osinbajo for competently holding fort on behalf of Mr. President and for his loyalty and commitment to the Change Agenda of our Party.

CISLAC said, "We remind the government that Nigerians expect nothing short of effective, transparent and accountability governance in the exercise of their mandate".

That said, at least one resident of Kano told NAIJ Friday he was happy Buhari was alive and well.

"The PDP will continue to pray for the president; all Nigerians should do same". "The only thing I want to add is that Nigerians should thank God for returning him safely and those wishing him dead should desist from such wishful thinking". Pictures of the President also show him looking frail.

The Nigerian leader's sightings in London were few and far between.

Speaking to dignitaries in the capital, Abuja, after returning from seven weeks of medical leave in the United Kingdom, he said he is "feeling much better now" but added that further medical checks would be required.

His absence came at a bad time for Nigeria which has been in the grip of a recession for most of the past year because of falling global oil prices.

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