In a statement , President Buhari, who is presently in London thanked millions of Nigerians who have been sending good wishes and praying for his health and well-being in mosques and churches across the country.
According to Presidential media adviser, Femi Adesina, “the President is immensely grateful for the prayers, show of love and concern.”
“President Buhari wishes to reassure Nigerians that there is no cause for worry.
“During his normal annual checkup, tests showed he needed a longer period of rest, necessitating the President staying longer than originally planned,” Adesina said.
President Buhari began his vacation on 19 January, choosing London, where he also planned to conduct some routine medical checks. He was billed to return to work on 6 February but requested for extension on his vacation instead.