Nigeria's Buhari "feels ready to go home", awaiting doctor's OK
13 August 2017, 02:15 | Patty Hardy
President Muhammadu Buhari addressing wellwishers shortly after his return from London earlier today
"It (calls for president's resignation) is an act which is maliciously and mischievously being promoted by some unpatriotic and unguided people who do not even appreciate the collective responsibility of preserving the integrity of the Nigerian state as a project and are sadly patronized by the Nigerian media", he said.
Personal assistant to President Buhari on social media Lauretta Onochie, information minister Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari and his spokesmen Femi Adesina and Garba Shehu in London on Saturday.
He stressed that "but I've learnt to obey my doctor's orders, rather than be the one issuing the orders".
"I feel I could go home, but the doctors are in charge", Buhari said in a statement adding that there had been a "tremendous improvement" in his health.
"Here, the doctor is absolutely in charge", he told his media team that visited him on Saturday in London.
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He stated that when Buhari was asked how he felt hearing different conjectures about his health, the president said he followed events at home closely, lauding Nigerian television stations, and the media generally, for keeping him informed.
"It is pertinent to remind the presidency and the Nigeria Police Force that President Buhari had, in the recent past, taken part in peaceful rallies in Abuja to protest alleged manipulation of election results and perceived injustice in the country", he said. "May God reward them".
The groups said members would walk to the Presidential Villa to present a position paper to Acting President Yemi Osinbanjo.
"It is time to put a stop to the unhealthy politicking in our country and to prove to the world that, the time is ripe for the good Nigerians to determine the political definition and direction of this country, not the miscreants and cheap political merchants".
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