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Why Buhari is embarking on 10-day visit to UK

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President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday embark on a 10-day visit to the United Kingdom.

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina disclosed this in a statement.

Buhari will embark on a working visit to Borno State on Thursday before proceeding on the UK visit.

Although Adesina described the visit as “private”, there are speculations that it is medical-related and designed to help the president take adequate rest.

The presidential aide said, “Further to the official visit by President Muhammadu Buhari to Lagos Wednesday where he commissioned a number of projects executed by the State Government, the President is scheduled to depart for Maiduguri, the Borno State capital for another official visit Thursday.

“He is expected to commission developmental projects especially in the sectors of education, healthcare and roads.

“At the end of the visit, President Buhari will be proceeding to the United Kingdom on a private visit. He is expected to return to Nigeria on May 5, 2019.”

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John is a University of Lagos-trained journalist. His views are always the end products of a deliberate search for information and knowledge. He has read almost every novel written by Chinua Achebe, Jeffrey Archer and Dan Brown. He is an expert Scrabble and draughts player who is also excellent at swimming. If you know the capitals of 45 African countries by heart, then you are exactly like him.

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