‘Get Ready For President Buhari’s Arrival Anytime From Now’ – Presidency


Nigerians should be getting ready to receive President Buhari in flesh anytime from now, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Shehu Garba, has said.

He said this in an interview with Channels TV this morning while responding to a question on the possibility of Nigerians hearing President Buhari talk either via telephone or a broadcast.

He said,”As a matter of fact, they should be getting ready to see the President in Flesh. That would be as soon as possible”.

He says he doesn’t have a date yet on when President Buhari will return to Nigeria

“No I don’t have a date but I believe the President himself is looking forward to coming home to be with his own people. I don’t think he is enjoying any longer his extended days outside”.

He also responded to a question on whether the presidency will releasing the audio of President Buhari’s telephone conversation with US President Donald Trump yesterday February 13th.

“No I don’t think so. I don’t think it is permitted in diplomatic ties. I think if we had recorded Mr Trump in his conversation with President Buhari, it would have offended our diplomatic relationship and I don’t think Americans would have recorded it”

He disclosed that he has no information on whether President Buhari has received the test results that made him extend his vacation. According to him, if President Buhari had received them, he would have been on the plane back home.

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