President Buhari’s sudden postponement of trip to London for a medical check-up is said to be linked to the current protest rocking his supposed destination, Abuja House in London, United Kingdom.
Recall that the President was schedule to depart the country for his routine medical check-up in London on Friday morning.
According to statement made by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Buhari on Thursday evening said the president would be expected to return to the country during the second week of July.
However, some hours of Friday, some Nigerians in the UK, storm the Nigerian House in London to protest over the current unrest in the South-Eastern part of the country.
According to information gathered, the protesters was said to have converged at the Trafalgar Square in London, moved to the Abuja House ahead of Buhari’s arrival.
In a live video on Friday by the BBC pidgin, a large number of Nigerians were seen at the residence chanting songs in both English and Igbo Language. Some of the protesters were dressed in Igbo attire.
One of the protesters said,”These are the Igbos, the ones that their youths are being killed.
“The Nigerian Army, police are in South-East killing our youths. Our parents have been maimed, our mothers have been raped, kidnapped, the Nigerian government has killed us, we are being marginalised”.
Few moments after the report circulated on social media, Buhari’s spokesman, Femi Adesina announced the postponement of the trip stating that a new date will be announced soon.
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