President Muhammadu Buhari
has asked Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo
to remain in that position while he continues his rest, a report by TheCablehas said
The President made this known during a meeting with top government officials at the First Lady Conference room of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
“I am pleased I am back, I am feeling much better now” – President Buhari said, thanking Nigerians for their prayers and asked for more prayers.
“I deliberately came back towards the weekend so that the vice-president will continue and I will continue to rest. Thank you very much,” he added.
Those at the meeting included Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari; his media aide,Femi Adesina, National Security Adviser,Babagana Monguno, and D-G of theDepartment of State Services (DSS),Lawal Daura.
Governors Abdullahi Ganduje (Kano),Abdulaziz Yari (Zamfara), and Yahaya Bello (Kogi) were also in attendance.
Buhari arrived in Nigeria on Friday.
The presidential plane that brought him from London earlier landed at the Nigeria Air Force base Kaduna at about 7.47AM.
Buhari left the country on January 17 on a 10-day vacation which he said he would also use to have a medical check-up.
The leave was later extended, based on a medical advice by his doctors,who said they needed to carry out further tests on him.