President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday returned to the Presidential office 81 days since his return from United Kingdom where he went for medical treatment.
It would be recalled that the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, had upon the arrival of the President on August 19 sstated that President Buhari’s office needs some renovation.
“Following the three months period of disuse, rodents have caused a lot of damage to the furniture and the air conditioning units,” he had said, explaining that it was impossible for the President to operate from the office in that condition.
The Punch reported that President Buhari inaugurated the Armed Forces Council inside one of the halls located inside the main office.
He then proceeded to preside over a meeting of the council.
The President’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, confirmed the resumption on his Twitter handle, @BashirAhmad.
While responding to a media report published earlier in the day indicating that the President had yet to resume at his office, Ahmad wrote, “And, President @MBuhari is currently presiding over an Armed Forces Council meeting in this particular office you’re talking about.”