President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Nigeria for the United Kingdom, UK.
Buhari departed Nigeria on Tuesday afternoon for UK from the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja.
Buhari is expected to see his doctor for a medical checkup while in the UK.
A statement by the Presidency had said Buhari will return to Nigeria around the second week of April 2021.
This is not the first time the president would be embarking on such trip.
Buhari had in 2016 embarked on such a trip to check his ear.
Prior to his departure, the president had met with his Vice, Yemi Osinbajo, Service Chiefs and other top government functionaries.
Others present at the meeting were the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha; Defense Minister, Major-General Bashir Magashi (Rtd); and the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari and the National Security Adviser, Major-General Babagana Monguno (Rtd).
BREAKING: Buhari finally departs for London for medical check-up