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Nigeria’s Buhari to return home after sick leave in Britain

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This file photo taken on March 2, 2011 shows leading opposition presidential candidate, retired General Mohammadu Buhari raising his hand to salute the crowd shortly on arrival to flag off his presidential campaign rally in Kaduna. AFP / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will on Saturday return from medical leave in Britain where he has been since May 7, a presidential spokesman said.

Buhari is expected to speak to Nigerians in a broadcast on Monday, the president’s spokesman Femi Adesina added in an emailed statement issued on Saturday. The presidency has not disclosed the precise nature of Buhari’s ailment.