President Muhammadu Buhari is “recuperating fast” and will return home “very soon”, says acting president Yemi Osinbajo.He made the announcement at a press conference on Wednesday morning, after visiting President Buhari at the London hospital where he is being treated for an unspecified illness.Prof Osinbajo, now back in Nigeria, said he had discussed a wide range of issues during the hour-long meeting. President Buhari has been in London since May. The 74-year-old leader was elected to power in 2015, becoming the first Nigerian opposition leader to win an election.
It is his second period of medical leave in the UK, the first began in January and he returned home in March. His long absence has led to speculation about whether he will be able to resume his presidential duties.Photo Credit: Getty