President Muhammadu Buhari after he arrived the country on Friday
The ruling All Progressives Congress has said that President Muhammadu Buhari returned from a 49-day medical vacation in the United Kingdom to fix the challenges facing Nigerians and fulfil his campaign promises.
Buhari who returned today revealed that Prof. Yemi Osinbajo would continue his role as Acting President while he continues his rest.
He, also, urged those who planned to send a delegation to come and welcome him to stay back and continue to pray for the country.
Speaking on the President’s return, spokesman of the APC, Bolaji Abdullahi, said in a statement that Buhari is back with “new vigour and optimism to fix the challenges facing our people”.
He said, “The party believes that President Buhari is now well rested and has returned with new vigour and optimism to fix the challenges facing our people and fulfil the promises our party made to Nigerians during the 2015 elections.
“We thank the president for following due process and properly handing over to his deputy, vice-president Yemi Osinbajo and thereby saving the country the needless controversies and crises that we experienced in the past.
“The Party also commend the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo for competently holding the fort on behalf of Mr President and for his loyalty and commitment to the change agenda of our party.
“We thank Nigerians and all men and women of goodwill who have been praying for the health and safe return of the President and note that the government is fully committed to the Party’s manifesto of Change, couched on true transformation in every area of national life.”