BREAKING: Buhari leaves for UK

President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to the United Kingdom on Thursday after a visit to Maiduguri, Borno state, his media office says.

The president was in Lagos on Wednesday to inaugurate projects of the state government.

He is now in Maiduguri to inaugurate “developmental projects especially in the sectors of education, healthcare and roads”, according Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman.

Buhari will then proceed to the UK and will be there till May 5 “on a private visit”, Adesina added.

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