A doctor rendering dental care to President Muhammadu Buhari has asked that he stay back in London, United Kingdom, for an additional week for the conclusion of treatment.

So said Femi Adesina, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, in a statement, Thursday.

According to Adesina, the specialist requires to see the president in another five days for a procedure already commenced.

President Buhari had joined other world leaders to attend the coronation of King Charles III on May 6, 2023.

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While in London, President Buhari described Nigeria’s democracy as maturing, expressing satisfaction with the conduct of the 2023 general elections in Nigeria, which he noted has left lessons to be learned to better subsequent polls.

Addressing his colleagues at the Commonwealth Leaders’ Summit as part of the major events leading to the coronation of His Majesty King Charles III as King of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Commonwealth, the President told the summit that the elections in Nigeria saw a remarkable turnout of voters, and in spite of some pockets of violence, the people demonstrated that a government can be elected peacefully and fairly.

President Buhari further highlighted the key role Nigerian youths played during the elections as well as in support of national development.

He attributed a great part of this youth participation in the General Elections to the assent of the ‘Not Too Young To Run’ Bill signed into law by his administration in 2018.