Presidential spokesman Garba Shehu confirmed on Saturday night, May 15, that dictator Buhari will be leaving Nigeria to participate in an African Finance Summit set to hold in France, where the dictator will meet with French President Emmanuel Macron to discuss security issues, despite dictator Buhari’s apparent unwillingness to confront terrorists.
“PRESIDENT BUHARI TO PARTICIPATE IN AFRICAN FINANCE SUMMIT IN PARIS, MEET WITH EMMANUEL MACRON ON SECURITY
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday, May 16, 2021, depart Abuja for Paris, France, on a four-day official visit to attend African Finance Summit which will be focused on reviewing African economy, following shocks from Coronavirus pandemic, and getting relief, especially from increased debt burden on countries.
The Summit, to be hosted by President Emmanuel Macron, will draw major stakeholders in the global finance institutions and some Heads of Government, who will, collectively, discuss external funding and debt treatment for Africa, and private sector reforms.
During the visit, President Buhari will meet with the French President to discuss growing security threats in Sahel and Lake Chad region, political relations, economic ties, climate change and partnership in buoying the health sector, particularly in checking spread of Covid-19, with more research and vaccines.
Before returning to Nigeria, President Buhari will receive some key players in the oil and gas sector, engineering and telecommunications, European Council and European Union Representative for Foreign and Security Policy and Commission, and members of the Nigerian community.
The President will be accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, Minister of Trade and Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, and Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire.
Also on the trip are: National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. Babagana Mohammed Monguno (rtd) and Director General of National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Amb. Ahmed Rufai Abubakar.”
However, the presidential spokesman refrained from making reference to the fact that dictator Buhari will use the occasion to meet with his doctor, with whom he made arrangement to meet him in the French capital.
Since dictator Buhari assumed office in 2015, he’s been going in and out of European hospitals after refusing to reform Nigeria’s healthcare sector.
On February 5 to 10, 2016, the dictator took a six-day vacation in the United Kingdom, saying that his doctors lived in England.
Between June 6 and 19, 2016, dictator Buhari went on a 10-day medical trip to England for an ear infection surgery. He extended his trip by three days to “rest.”
On January 19, 2017, the dictator Buhari was back in London again on a medical vacation.
On February 5, 2017, he wrote to the National Assembly, seeking an extension of his London medical leave. Later on March 10, 2017, dictator Buhari returned to Nigeria but didn’t resume work immediately at Aso Villa.
His recent visit to England on April 1, 2021, at a time when the Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) had embarked on an indefinite strike action, provoked the angers of Nigerians in England, who rightly fumed that the dictator had no legitimate right to leave Nigeria’s healthcare in shambles, especially at a time when doctors were embarking on an indefinite strike.
Consequently, Nigerians protested at the Abuja House, his official residence where he was hosted during the visit. Protests were also staged at the Wellington Hospital where he was expected to visit.
The Buhari regime, in an attempt to quell the embarrassment it had faced as a result of the protest, offered £75 to wretched Nigerians in London to stage a solidarity protest for the tyrant. But when the paid protest failed, like it ought to, dictator Buhari had to run away from London to Nigeria.
So, knowing the embarrassment that awaits him in London in the event that he returns there, the dictator chose to meet his doctor in Paris.