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President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to return to the country on Friday after spending about two months in London, United Kingdom.

Buhari had left Nigeria on January 19 on a medical vacation.

His Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, disclosed the President's imminent return in a statement made available to journalists on Thursday evening.

Adesina was silent on the time the President is expecting to land in Nigeria but our correspondent learnt that he will arrive in the early hours of the day.

The three-paragraph statement read, "President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to return to the country tomorrow, Friday, March 10, 2017.

The President left the country on January 19, 2017, for a vacation, during which he had routine medical check-ups. The holiday was extended based on doctors' recommendation for further tests and rest. 

President Buhari expresses appreciation to teeming Nigerians from across the country, and beyond, who had prayed fervently for him, and also sent their good wishes."

With the closure of the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, the President is expected to land at the Kaduna International Airport.

- Punch

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