Sources at the Presidential Villa, Abuja reportedly hinted that Buhari is being expected this weekend.
President Muhammadu Buhari is expected back in the country this weekend going by the preparations of the presidential aides at the Villa on Friday, February 10, 2017, Punch reports.
The aides, according to the report, are on standby over the return of the President from London, United Kingdom.
Sources at the Presidential Villa, Abuja reportedly hinted that Buhari was being expected this weekend.
The sources reportedly hinted further that presidential aides and officials of the Protocol Unit, as well as security operatives, had been put on the alert over the President’s imminent arrival.
“The President is expected back this weekend. We are expecting him to return either on Saturday or Sunday.
“As of now, we are not sure of the time of his arrival yet. The Protocol Unit will confirm that to us later,” a source was quoted.
It was further reported that another official said if the President would return by Saturday afternoon, his arrival time would be clear by the (Saturday) morning.
Buhari left Nigeria on January 19, 2017 with an initially scheduled to return to the country last Sunday in preparation for resumption to office last Monday.
However, the President extended his vacation while his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, issued a statement announcing that Buhari had notified the National Assembly of his decision to extend his vacation.