Senate President, Bukola Saraki, says President Muhammadu Buhari remains conversant with what is happening in the political landscape of the country.
Saraki stated this on his Twitter account after he visited the President in London in company of his House of Representative counterpart, Honourable Yakubu Dogara.
“Mr. President exhibited remarkable recovery and was very conversant with all the political happenings back at home and across the continent.”
He explained that part of what was discussed at the meeting was the virement request by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, who had before signing the 2017 budget said he could come back for such request.
“It was a meeting of substance where we discussed important matters of state. We also discussed the 2017 budget.
“In particular, we talked about the Virement request by the Presidency which is before the National Assembly.
“We then considered the steps to be taken in the preparation of the 2018 budget to ensure its early passage.”
Te senate president also revealed that international issues where discussed’ particularly the mudslide experience in Serria Leone which left over two hundred people dead.
Thanking God for Buhari’s recovery, Saraki remained confident that he will soon return home to continue is duty as the Commander-in-Chief.
“International issues were also discussed and Mr. President informed us that he has conveyed his sympathies to the people of Sierra Leone.
“We must give thanks to God for this highly welcomed recovery.
” It is clear that Mr. President’s insistence on following his doctors’ advice has yielded the desired results.
“I therefore confidently look forward to Mr. President’s imminent return home.”