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Buhari recuperating fast, to return sooner than people’s expectation – Osinbajo

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The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has said President Muhammadu Buhari is recuperating well and is likely to return earlier than envisaged. reports that Osinbajo traveled to London, UK, on Tuesday to see how the president is coping and also discuss some other state matters.

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The acting President returned from the visit on Wednesday morning. reports that Buhari has been in the UK on medical vacation for over two months.

The Acting President noted that although he had been speaking with the president over the phone, he thought “it will be a good thing to go and see him and also brief him on developments back at home.”

Osinbajo who spoke to State House correspondents ahead of the weekly Federal Executive Cabinet, FEC, meeting said: “We had a very good time, we had a good conversation on wide ranging issues; he is in a very good spirit. He is recuperating very quickly and he is doing very well.”

On the state of health of the President, Mr. Osinbajo said, “He is in a very high spirit, he is recuperating very fast.”

“We had a very long conversation, we spoke for well over an hour and his humour is there and he is doing well”.

When asked when Mr. Buhari will return, the acting president said “Very very soon.”

“I think we should expect him back very shortly because he is recuperating very fast and very very well.

“He is recuperating very fast and we expect him very shortly; more sooner perhaps than you expect,” he said.

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