President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after a successful medical check-up in the United Kingdom.
The presidential aircraft conveying the President and some aides landed at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja at about 4:45 pm.
Those at the airport to welcome him included the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari; Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Malam Muhammed Bello and the National Security Adviser to the President retired Major General Babagana Monguno.
Others were the Service Chiefs, acting Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba, the Director-General, National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ahmed Rufa’i, the Director-General of the Department of State Services, Yusuf Bichi, and other presidential aides.
Buhari had on 30 March departed Abuja for London, United Kingdom, for routine medical check-ups.
The President, after a brief welcoming ceremony at the airport, boarded a presidential helicopter that conveyed him to the Presidential Villa.