President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina has hinted that the decision to run in 2019 for a second term is his decision and only him can answer any inquiry as regards.
Adesina, speaking to Channels TV on Monday also confirmed that the President’s health has improved tremendously and he will be on his way back to Nigeria as soon as he is given a clean bill of health by his doctors. He also disclosed that President Buhari is aware of the protests against his absence and feels that it was normal and a part of democracy.
When asked about the huge amount spent on keeping the presidential jet in London , the special adviser affirmed that it was necessary for the plane to remain there, however he added that payment made for parking the jet in the UK is less than the standard payment.
While reacting to the question on the president’s stance on his absence for 100 days; he explained that Mr. President is abreast of the what is going on in the country from his sick bed.
When asked if the president will be running for a second term in 2019, Adesina replied, “It’s only the President that can answer that.”