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President Buhari returns to Nigeria after 18-day in London

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President Muhammadu Buhari returned to the country on Friday after spending 18 days in the United Kingdom for educational summit and medical check.

Before the president departed London, he visited a leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Lagos Governor, Bola Tinubu in his London home.

The President was in London for the recent Global Education Summit co-hosted by the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson and the Kenyan President, Mr Uhuru Kenyatta.

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His plane, Nigeria Air Force 1, touched down at the Presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja aroind 18.00 hours on Friday.

Buhari was received at the airport by some senior officials of the administration, including his Chief of Staff, Ibrahim Gambari; National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno, a retired Major-General, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Lucky Irabor, a General, the three service chiefs, the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Mohammed Musa Bello.

On arrival, Buhari inspected a guard of honour mounted by officers and men of the Guards Brigade of the Nigerian Army before watching displays by cultural troops representing different Nigerian cultures.

He was thereafter conveyed to the Presidential Villa in a helicopter.

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