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Buhari Travels To UK On ‘Private Visit’



President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to leave Nigeria this weekend for the United States, to participate in the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA74).

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart the country today, on a private visit to the United Kingdom.

This was conveyed in a statement by Femi Adesina, the president’s spokesman.

The president was in Lagos on Wednesday to inaugurate projects being executed by the state government.

He is now in Maiduguri to inaugurate “developmental projects especially in the sectors of education, healthcare and roads”, according Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman.

Buhari will then proceed to the UK and will be there till May 5 “on a private visit”, Adesina added.

Since Buhari become president in 2015, the UK has been his most visited country.

In 2017, he spent 51 days in the European country on medical vacation during which Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo assumed the role of acting president.

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