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Update: President Buhari departs New York for medical appointment in London

- Sahara Reporters states that President Muhammadu Buhari will be travelling to London

- The online newspaper noted that the president would depart today Thursday, September 21, to see his UK doctors

- The president addressed world leaders on Tuesday, September 19, in New York for the 72nd session of UN general assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, September 21, departed New York for London, The Sun reports.

Online newspaper, Sahara Reporters, had reported that President Buhari would be travelling to London today, September 21.

The newspaper in a tweet also reported that the president is going to London to see his doctors on Saturday, September 23, for a scheduled medical appointment.

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NAIJ.com gathered that the president left the Millennium Hilton Hotel, New York, at exactly 08:07a.m local time.

The president who departed the John F Kennedy International Airport at 10:00a.m was accompanied by the Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations, Prof Tijjani Bande.

On hand to bid the president farewell were the Minister of Foreign Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama; Minister of Defence, Brig-Gen Mansur Mohammed Dan-Ali; Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau; Minister of State, Environment, Ibrahim Jibrin; former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Ambassador Babagana Kingibe, amongst others.

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