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1. Senate President Bukola Saraki expresses joy over President Muhammadu Buhari’s return from London, United Kingdom, says the good work continues. “I thank Almighty Allah for bringing President Muhammadu Buhari back whole, hale and hearty,” the Senate President said, “When we met just two days ago, it was clear that Mr. President would soon be coming back home. In this regard, on behalf of all the Senators, I welcome him back to the country.” He added
2. Should President Muhammadu Buhari decides to contest the 2019 Presidential election, he would certainly face political gladiators from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that has vowed to takeover power from the All Progressives Congress (APC). Daily Trust lists seven (7) heavyweights that could possibly stand for the PDP to face Buhari. The seven of them are; Senator Ahmed Makarfi, a former Governor of Kaduna State and the Chairman of the PDP National Caretaker Committee; Sule Lamido, a former governor of Jigawa State; former President Atiku Abubakar, who is currently an APC Chieftain; Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State; former President of the Senate, David Mark; Donald Duke, a former Governor of Cross River State; and Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, the Governor of Gombe State.
3. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in a statement issued yesterday by Prince Dayo Adeyey, its National Publicity Secretary, on behalf of the party, welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari back home. “We thank the Almighty for saving his life and pray that He grants him better health and understanding on how to rescue our poor economy and relieve Nigerians of the current hardship,” the statement read.
4. President Muhammadu Buhari after his arrival from London yesterday evening reportedly had a brief closed door meeting with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, the service chiefs and heads of other security agencies at the Presidential Villa.