The Nigerian Senate has read a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari on his travel to the United Kingdom for medical check-up. The letter read was read by Senate president Bukola Saraki during plenary on Tuesday, May 9 solely mentioned the President Mohammadu Buhari’s Medical Follow-up issue.
The President’s letter to the Senate says Vice president Osinbajo will remain in acting capacity until his return. The letter also said the president cannot determine the date of his return because only his doctors can clear him for return while in London. President Mohammadu Buhari’s Medical Follow-up trip according to the President is a follow-up to the earlier one made in January 2017 which also generated a lot of controversies.
Meanwhile, The United States has said that it is pleased with the way President Muhammadu Buhari is governing Nigeria. News Agency of Nigeria reports that the US said on Tuesday, May 9 that the agenda being pursued by the current administration were in line with its expectations. Nathan Holt, the Deputy Director of Office of West African Affairs in the Bureau of African Affairs at the U.S. Department of State made this statement on Tuesday from Washington, D.C. when he was teleconferencing on: ‘Nigeria, a critical U.S. partner’