Buhari Arrives, Declare Physically, Mentally Fit

Buhari at the Health Control Unit at Heathrow Airport
Buhari at the Health Control Unit at Heathrow Airport
Buhari at the Health Control Unit at Heathrow Airport

The Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC)  General Mohammadu Buhari, arrived Nigeria from the United Kingdom early Friday morning after a two week break, daclaring that his physically and mentally fit to rule Nigeria.

It will be recalled that Buhari left the country on Thursday, February 19, 2015 for London and later appeared at the Royal Institute of Internal Affairs better known as Chatham House, London on Thursday, February 26, where he delivered a lecture.

The APC presidential candidate arrived  Nigeria at about 5:40 am aboard British Airways, dressed in a black flowing gown with a flash of white shirt on the collar was ushered into the hands of waiting Journalists who had been keeping vigil since 4am at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

Asked whether he went abroad to seek medical attention, Buhari said he took some time off the campaigns to get some rest.

“I just went off for a couple of weeks to rest. That’s all I did”, he said.

Pressed further by Journalists on whether he ever visited any hospital while holidaying in UK, he said “What is wrong for me to go the hospital? Am I not here now? Aren’t seeing me? Are you seeing a sick man?

Also, on his appearance at the Chatham House, the APC presidential candidate said “I went to Chatham House. I read an address and there was a question and answer session. That’s all.”

Buhari who was accompanied back by his deputy campaign director-general, Senator Olurumbe Mamora was as well welcome by a horde of other APC chieftains and supporters at the airport.



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