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Nigeria’s State Work Continues as Buhari Extends U.K. Stay

  • Buhari was to resume duty Monday after break started Jan. 19
  • Vice president is Nigeria’s acting leader, Presidency says
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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will remain in the U.K. to complete medical tests, as his spokesman tried to reassure the public there will be no disruption to government operations.

Buhari, 74, was scheduled to return to Nigeria on Sunday and resume official duties on Monday, after leaving on Jan. 19 to undergo unspecified medical tests. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is serving as acting president.