When Lai Mohammed, others visited Buhari
President Buhari with his visitors at the lawns of Abuja House in London today
Here are more photographs of the President Muhammadu Buhari in London today by the media team led by Alhaji Lai Mohammed.
President Buhari comparing notes with his visitors from Nigeria
From Left: Personal Assistant Digital/Online Media Lauretta Onochie; Minister of Information Alhaji Lai Mohammed; President Muhammadu Buhari; Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina; Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu and Senior Special Assistant to the Pressident on Diaspora Matters, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa during their visit to the President at the Nigerian House in London on Saturday
President Muhammadu Buhari told his visitors there is tremendous improvement in his health, indeed.
He said he wishes to return home, “but I’ve learnt to obey my doctor’s orders, rather than be the one issuing the orders. Here, the doctor is absolutely in charge.”
When the team expressed delight at the much improved health of the President, he retorted: “I feel I could go home, but the doctors are in charge. I’ve now learnt to obey orders, rather than be obeyed.”
On how he felt hearing different conjectures about his health, an amused President Buhari said he followed events at home closely, lauding Nigerian television stations, and the media generally, for keeping him informed.
When told that prayers were going on fervently for him, not only in Nigeria, but all over Africa, and round the world, a delighted President said: “What we did in The Gambia early this year fetched us a lot of goodwill on the African continent. It gave us a lot of latitude. I thank all those who are praying. May God reward them.”
President Buhari sent appreciation to all Nigerians, expressing hope that he would be with them soon.