By Obafemi Oredein


IBADAN, Nigeria--Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, 79 years old, will proceed to London on Friday for a scheduled medical follow-up, making it the second time he will go overseas for medical treatment this year.

He is due back in the country during the second week of July, a statement from his office said Thursday.

Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, didn't disclose the ailment for which Mr. Buhari is being treated abroad.

Mr. Buhari left Abuja for London on March 30 for a medical trip where he spent two weeks.


-By Obafemi Oredein; Dow Jones Newswires


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June 24, 2021 15:41 ET (19:41 GMT)

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