Tinubu Returns To Nigeria After Three-Month Medical Trip


Ajiwaju Bola Ahmad Tinubu the chieftain of All Progressive Congress, APC has returned to Nigeria Friday night after spending three month in London. 

Tinubu who underwent knee surgery and post-surgery theraphy has received various crop of politicians and government functionaries during his stay in London including President Buhari. 

A statement by his media office has confirmed his return and was received by Lagos state governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

“His Excellency, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu returned to the country, landing in Lagos Friday evening, October 8. He arrived from London, United Kingdom.

“During his trip abroad, he underwent surgery on his right knee as well as rigorous post-surgery physiotherapy on the said knee.

“Contrary to unfounded rumour, he underwent no other surgical procedures and contemplates none in the future. His recuperation has been without complication and ahead of the schedule by the attending surgeon.

“He has returned fully healed from the knee surgery. Asiwaju, first and foremost, would like to thank President Muhammadu Buhari for taking the time to visit him in London to express his wishes for a speedy recovery from the knee operation.

“He thanks House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, governors, party leaders, members of Northern Caucus of the House of Representatives, members of the Lagos State House of Assembly and indeed many others who called on him in London to wish him well.

“He is also not forgetting others who would have loved to visit him but couldn’t make it and his numerous friends, associates, supporters and well wishers who have been with him in prayers and supplications to Allah.”

Tinubu is prospected by many Nigerians and politicians to have been nurturing ambition to succeed Buhari in 2023.