A seven-man delegation of Nigerian governors are in London to visit ailing President Muhammadu Buhari, who was visited by another group of ruling party governors over the weekend.
The new group, led by the governor of Zamfara state, Abdul’aziz Yari were selected by a forum of Governors and left Nigeria on Tuesday, the presidency announced.
“The delegation is being led by the governor of Zamfara, who is the chairman of the Governors’ Forum and in that delegation there will be the governors of Ebonyi, Kano, Borno, Benue, Akwa Ibom and Oyo states,” they added.
They are expected to meet the president on Wednesday.
The delegation is being led by the governor of Zamfara, who is the chairman of the Governors' Forum and in that delegation there will be the governors of Ebonyi, Kano, Borno, Benue, Akwa Ibom and Oyo states.
This meeting follows that of Sunday governors of the ruling party All Progressive Congress (APC).
A photo was released by the presidency showing a smiling and healthy looking Buhari eating together with the governors.
Some Nigerians were however unconvinced by the picture and questioned its authenticity.
The photo is the first of him in almost three months since Buhari left Nigeria for Britain on May 7 for medical attention.
This is his second medical leave this year for an undisclosed ailment creating a lot of controversy in the country since his first leave in January that lasted nearly two months.
“By our visit to London today, the merchants of lies have been put out of business and Nigerians will not buy the garbage they have been selling. All those who look up to fake news can find better use for their time,” Governor Rochas Okorocha, who was part of the meeting said.
According to the governor, Nigerians don’t have to worry at all, adding that President Buhari will be back as soon as the doctors give him the green light.