Why Buhari Traveled To UK -Garba Shehu

Off to UK
Off to UK

By Sadiq Umar

The President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday left for the United Kingdom on a private visit, the first of such trip outside the country since winning the March 28th presidential election.

A statement by the Head of Media Team of the President-elect, Malam Garba Shehu, issued in Abuja on Friday, said Buhari will use the opportunity of the visit to take a much-deserved rest ahead of his inauguration on May 29th.

“He is expected back in the country a few days before the inauguration, refreshed and ready to hit the ground running once he is sworn into office,” he said.

Buhari was said to have left straight from the Jumat prayer scheduled to pray for safe transition ahead of May 29 hand-over date.

He had made similar trip to UK at the heat of the electioneering campaign leading to the presidential election.