The Presidency has announced that President Muhammadu Buhari will leave the country on Tuesday for a medical trip in the United Kingdom.

Presidential spokesman Garba Shehu made this announcement in a tweet on Monday.

He stated that President Buhari will proceed “to London, the United Kingdom, Tuesday, March 30, 2021, for a routine medical check-up.”

Before departing Nigeria, Shehu said Buhari will meet with Security Chiefs first in the morning, after which he embarks on the journey.

The presidential spokesman disclosed that Buhari “is due back in the country during the second week of April 2021.”