Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), General Mohammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria from the United Kingdom in the early hours of today, asking Journalists who thronged the airport to see him whether he looked sick.
General Buhari made it clear that he is physically and mentally ready to lead the country if he is elected on March 28, even as he asked further: “are you seeing a sick man?
The APC Presidential flag bearer, whose plane touched down the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at about 5:40 am, aboard British Airways, was accosted by a horde of Journalists who have been keeping vigil at the Airport.
Asked whether he went abroad to seek medical attention, Buhari said he took some time off the campaigns to get some rest, saying: “I just went off for a couple of weeks to rest. That’s all I did.”
Asked if he ever visited any hospital while holidaying in UK, he said “What is wrong for me to go to the hospital? Am I not here now? Aren’t you seeing me? Are you seeing a sick man?
Also, on his appearance at the Chatham House, the APC presidential candidate said: “I went to Chatham House. I read an address and there was a question and answer session. That’s all.”
Buhari who was accompanied back by his deputy campaign director-general, Senator Olurumbe Mamora was as well welcomed by a hundreds of other APC chieftains and supporters at the airport. [myad]