President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his medical vacation by five days and will be back to the country on Sunday.
It will be recalled that the President was earlier scheduled to return to the country on Thursday .
Speaking to State House Correspondents on Thursday , Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, said President Buhari will be back on Sunday adding that it is best the president takes the weekend off and rest very well.
According to Osinbajo, he spoke with the President and he is in good condition and Buhari will resume in his office on Monday morning
He said, “The President will be back on Sunday. I spoke with him yesterday evening and I think it is just the best that he takes the weekend off. He will certainly be back on Sunday.
“I think the most straightforward thing is when he will be back. He will be back on Sunday. There is no point rushing back on Friday or something like that.
“He will just take the weekend off and be back on Sunday. He is in perfect health and ready to resume work on Monday morning.
“Mr. President is in good condition, he is fine, he is very well. He should take a day or two off in London and rest a bit and come back hale and hearty on Sunday and be ready for work on Monday.
“So we expect him back on Sunday”, He concluded.
With the extra five days, the President by Sunday would have spent 14 days.
LEADERSHIP recalls that the Presidency released a statement on June 5, that President Buhari will take 10 days off and travel to London on Monday, June 6, 2016, to rest.
According to the statement, during the holiday, he will see an E.N.T Specialist for a persistent ear infection. The President was examined by his Personal Physician and an E.N.T Specialist in Abuja, and was treated.
Both Nigerian doctors recommended further evaluation purely as a precaution.